Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress by Michael OLeary

By Michael OLeary

A reference resource exhibiting airplane and pilots of the interval, with an introductory textual content outlining the heritage of the airplane plus the creation ideas utilized in its building, scale drawings of all of the significant B-17 varients featured and appendices outlining construction batches added. within the construction LINE TO FRONTLINE sequence.

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2. Kromer and Heywood [8] consider two sets of battery assumptions for a 200-mile range BEV: (1) 150 Wh/kg and $250/kWh and (2) a much more optimistic case of $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ $ 26 Mark A. Delucchi and Timothy E. Lipman 300 Wh/kg and $200/kWh. In the first case (their base case) the battery cost for the 200­ mile range BEV is $12,000 and in the optimistic case it is $8,400 (for batteries of 48 and 42 kWh, respectively, owing to the smaller and lighter vehicle and battery possible with the better battery energy density).

The hydrogen can be stored as such on the vehicle, or can be stored on the vehicle in the form of methanol and then reformed into hydrogen and CO2 onboard the vehicle. However, because methanol reforming reduces the energy efficiency of the vehicle, adds complexity, and produces CO2 and other pollutants, most analysts assume that hydrogen is stored on the vehicle as such, typically at high pressures. All of the recent cost analyses reviewed here assume that FCEVs have high-pressure hydrogen storage tanks.

Delucchi and Timothy E. Lipman energy from regenerative braking and to supplement the power supply from the fuel cell. 3), we have reviewed estimates of costs of electric motors, motor controllers, and batteries for EVs. Here we discuss estimates of the cost of fuel cells and the cost of onboard hydrogen storage systems. 2 Fuel-cell system The cost of a fuel-cell system can be analyzed in several parts: (1) the fuel-cell stack, consisting mainly of the electrodes, electrolyte, flow field, and housing; (2) the fuel-cell auxiliaries for heating, cooling, and water management; (3) the air-compression system; (4) the fuel processing system, if the vehicle stores methanol rather than hydrogen; and (5) electronic controls and electrical integration.

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