Mechanical Design and Packaging of Battery Packs for Electric Vehicles

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Mechanical Design and Packaging of Battery Packs for Electric Vehicles. / Arora, Shashank; Kapoor, Ajay.

Behaviour of Lithium-Ion Batteries in Electric Vehicles. Springer Verlag, 2018. s. 175-200 (Green Energy and Technology).

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Arora, S & Kapoor, A 2018, Mechanical Design and Packaging of Battery Packs for Electric Vehicles. julkaisussa Behaviour of Lithium-Ion Batteries in Electric Vehicles. Green Energy and Technology, Springer Verlag, Sivut 175-200. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69950-9_8

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Arora, S., & Kapoor, A. (2018). Mechanical Design and Packaging of Battery Packs for Electric Vehicles. teoksessa Behaviour of Lithium-Ion Batteries in Electric Vehicles (Sivut 175-200). (Green Energy and Technology). Springer Verlag. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69950-9_8

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Arora S, Kapoor A. Mechanical Design and Packaging of Battery Packs for Electric Vehicles. julkaisussa Behaviour of Lithium-Ion Batteries in Electric Vehicles. Springer Verlag. 2018. s. 175-200. (Green Energy and Technology). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-69950-9_8

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Arora, Shashank ; Kapoor, Ajay. / Mechanical Design and Packaging of Battery Packs for Electric Vehicles. Behaviour of Lithium-Ion Batteries in Electric Vehicles. Springer Verlag, 2018. Sivut 175-200 (Green Energy and Technology).

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