Aims & Scope
The journal promotes and expedites the dissemination of new research results.There is an exciting and large volume of research activity in the field worldwide.The goal of this journal is to provide a platform for academicians and scientists all over the world to share, promote, and discuss various new issues and developments in different areas of vehicle power and propulsion.
All manuscripts must be prepared in English and are subject to a rigorous and fair peer-review process. Generally, accepted papers will appear online within 3 weeks followed by printed hard copy.
1. Power Electronics, Motor Drives and Electric Power Systems
Converters; rectifiers; inverters; power electronics systems; electric machines; motor drives (design and/or control); power semiconductors; EMI/EMC; starters; generators; integrated starter/alternators; novel power modules; auxiliary motor drives; drive trains; diagnosis and prognosis; electro-magnetic compatibility; power system architectures; 42V PowerNet; higher voltage power systems; X-by-wire; electric power steering; hydraulic powertrain; applications to land, sea, air and space vehicles.
2. Energy Storage and Generation, Components and Systems
Battery technology; advanced battery; battery management systems; charge/discharge units; voltage, SoC & thermal balancing systems; new capacitor technology; ultra-capacitors; flywheels; hybrid energy storage topologies; fuel cell systems; auxiliary power units; packaging of the energy sources; diagnosis and prognosis; SoC and SoH estimation; solar vehicles; applications to land, sea, air and space vehicles.
3. Vehicular Electronics and Intelligent Transportation Systems
Active suspension; automatic cruise controls; remote sensing; wireless sensors and controls; sensor network; wireless communications and vehicular networking; cooperative driving; intelligent and autonomous vehicles; active and passive safety systems; embedded operation system; vehicular signal processing; micro-electromechanical systems; driver assistance driving systems; virtual/digital system; applications to land, sea, air and space vehicles.
4. Control and Energy Management of Transportation Systems
Power split in HEV; intelligent control and energy management systems; hardware-in-the-loop; fault tolerance control and management; off line & on line optimization; route based energy management; driving pattern recognition; online parameter identification & driver modelling for energy management; shifting control & management; applications to land, sea, air and space vehicles.
5. Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Transportation Systems
Modeling, simulation, analysis, design, dynamics and stability of vehicular systems/components; CAD/CAE; virtual prototyping; vehicular architecture; real world testing; fleet measurement; driving cycle design; ecodriving; well-to-wheels and tank-to-wheels analysis; life cycle analysis; applications to land, sea, air and space vehicles.
6. Hydrogen Refueling Infrastructures and Fuel Cell Vehicles
Fuel cell powertrain; fuel cell vehicle for road, rail, sea, air and space; hybrid fuel cell vehicle; plug in fuel cell vehicle; high pressure hydrogen storage; low pressure hydrogen storage; electrolyzer; hydrogen production from green energy; refueling station; standardization.
7. Charging Systems and Infrastructures
Chargers; EV electrical infrastructure and V2X; on board battery chargers; AC & DC charging infrastructure; fast & superfast charging; wireless charging; conductive charging; charging management; Smart Grid; smart charging; harmonics and power quality; applications to land, sea, air and space vehicles.