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Why the Automotive Future Will Be Dominated by Fuel Cells

Scott Samuelsen, a professor emeritus of mechanical and aerospace engineering at the University of California, Irvine, is director of the National Fuel Cell Research Center, located at UC Irvine.

You’d have to be completely uninterested in cars or any other type of transportation to not recognize that automobiles are undergoing a major transition. They no longer run solely on internal-combustion engines and burn petroleum-based fuels. Nowadays, consumers routinely purchase vehicles that run in part or entirely on electricity.

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Upcoming Webinar:

Why the More and All Electric Aircraft Needs Power Electronics
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 10:00am ET - 11:00am ET 

Presenter:  Patrick Wheeler
University of Nottingham

Abstract:  There has recently been a major change in the design of aircraft. Electrical systems are being used in applications which have traditionally been powered by hydraulic or pneumatic sources. The Boeing 787 and the Airbus A380 both have significantly larger electrical systems than any previous aircraft

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Check out the following 3 papers from the IEEE Transactions on Transportation Electrification

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