Vehicle Thermal Management Systems Conference Proceedings (VTMS11): 15-16 May 2013, Coventry Technocentre, UK

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The challenges facing vehicle thermal management continue to increase and optimise thermal energy management must continue as an integral part of any vehicle development programme. VTMS11 covers the latest research and technological advances in industry and academia, automotive and off-highway. Topics addressed include: IC engine thermal loading, exhaust and emissions; HEV, EV and alternative powertrain challenges; Waste heat recovery and thermodynamic efficiency improvement; Cooling systems; Heating, A/C, comfort and climate control; Underhood heat transfer and air flow management; Heat exchange components design, materials and manufacture; Thermal systems analysis, control and integration.
  • Covers the latest research and technological advances
  • Brings together developments from industry and academia
  • Presents leading edge research on optimised thermal energy management
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The Institution of Mechanical Engineers is one of the leading professional engineering institutions in the world.

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Publisher
Elsevier
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Published on
Jun 30, 2013
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Pages
346
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ISBN
9780857094735
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Language
English
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Genres
Technology & Engineering / Automotive
Technology & Engineering / Construction / Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning
Technology & Engineering / Mechanical
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