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.
Table of contents
Electric Motorcycles: Hybrid; Fuel Cell; Advanced Battery; Advantages/Disadvantages Cross-Country Journey Electric Vehicle History Design Options: Charts & Graphs; 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 & References