A practical guide for building an electric motorcycle from the ground up. With hundreds of step-by-step pictures, charts, and graphs for the most efficient technologies, it shows you how to build an electric motorcycle from scratch. It provides data on various required materials, components, and specifications.
This is a practical guide for building an electric motorcycle from the ground up. Complete with hundreds of step-by-step pictures, charts, and graphs for the latest and most efficient technologies, this new TAB Green Guru Guide shows you how to build an electric motorcycle from scratch. Written by an electric vehicle expert, "Build Your Own Electric Motorcycle" provides current data on all required materials, components, and specifications. The book covers basic calculations and assumptions, and includes information on sources, parts, companies, and experts. Have fun and save energy at the same time with help from this hands-on guide.
Electric Motorcycles: Hybrid; Fuel Cell; Advanced Battery; Advantages/Disadvantages Cross-Country Journey Electric Vehicle History Design Options: Charts Do's and don'ts; Safety Issues and Precautions Vehicle Conversion: Center of gravity; Braking; Fork angle and rake; Tire Selection; Suspension; Transmission Selection of Parts: Considerations about weight of chassis, batteries Technical Resources: Battery Calculations; Wind Forces; Drag Forces; Angle of Incline; Motor Power; Energy Density; Weight; Gear Ratios Electric Motors Motor Controllers: Operation; Solutions; Wiring and Safety, diagrams Batteries: Battery History; Technology explained; Options Battery Chargers: Explanation of electrical systems Sources, parts, companies, and experts Formulas, Calculations