Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Technologies for Improved Environmental Performance

Written By Richard Folkson
Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Technologies for Improved Environmental Performance
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 19 March 2014
  • ISBN : 0857097423
  • Pages : 784 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Technologies for Improved Environmental Performance written by Richard Folkson which was release on 19 March 2014, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Most vehicles run on fossil fuels, and this presents a major emissions problem as demand for fuel continues to increase. Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Technologies gives an overview of key developments in advanced fuels and vehicle technologies to improve the energy efficiency and environmental impact of the automotive sector. Part I considers the role of alternative fuels such as electricity, alcohol, and hydrogen fuel cells, as well as advanced additives and oils, in environmentally sustainable transport. Part II explores methods of revising engine and vehicle design to improve environmental performance and fuel economy. It contains chapters on improvements in design, aerodynamics, combustion, and transmission. Finally, Part III outlines developments in electric and hybrid vehicle technologies, and provides an overview of the benefits and limitations of these vehicles in terms of their environmental impact, safety, cost, and design practicalities. Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Technologies is a standard reference for professionals, engineers, and researchers in the automotive sector, as well as vehicle manufacturers, fuel system developers, and academics with an interest in this field. Provides a broad-ranging review of recent research into advanced fuels and vehicle technologies that will be instrumental in improving the energy efficiency and environmental impact of the automotive sector Reviews the development of alternative fuels, more efficient engines, and powertrain technologies, as well as hybrid and electric vehicle technologies

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Technologies for Improved Environmental Performance

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Technologies for Improved Environmental Performance
  • Author : Richard Folkson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-03-19
  • Total pages : 784
  • ISBN : 0857097423
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Summary : Most vehicles run on fossil fuels, and this presents a major emissions problem as demand for fuel continues to increase. Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Technologies gives an overview of key developments in advanced fuels and vehicle technologies to improve the energy efficiency and environmental impact of the automotive sector. ...

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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-12-30
  • Total pages : 307
  • ISBN : 0857097423
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Summary : This book outlines issues related to massive integration of electric and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles into power grids. Electricity is becoming the preferred energy vector for the next new generation of road vehicles. It is widely acknowledged that road vehicles based on full electric or hybrid drives can mitigate problems ...

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  • Publisher : PHI Learning Pvt. Ltd.
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  • ISBN : 0857097423
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Summary : Primarily intended for the undergraduate students of Automobile, Mechanical, Electrical, Aerospace engineering, and postgraduate students of Thermal Engineering and Energy Systems, the book presents the topics as per the outcome-based education system. In addition to the coverage of various alternative fuels considered for IC engines, special focus is emphasized on ...

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Summary : This book examines the internal and external implications of Israel’s natural gas discoveries in the Eastern Mediterranean. The nation’s changed status from being an importer of coal and oil to that of an exporter of natural gas has consequences not only for the energy sector but also for ...

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Summary : This book provides a comprehensive overview of the application of liquid biofuels to internal combustion (IC) engines. Biofuels are one of the most promising renewable and sustainable energy sources. Particularly, liquid biofuels obtained from biomass could become a valid alternative to the use of fossil fuels in the light of ...

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  • Publisher : Springer Nature
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  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
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Summary : This book on hybrid electric vehicles brings out six chapters on some of the research activities through the wide range of current issues on hybrid electric vehicles. The first section deals with two interesting applications of HEVs, namely, urban buses and heavy duty working machines. The second one groups papers ...

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  • Release Date : 2015-08-31
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  • ISBN : 0857097423
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Summary : Advanced District Heating and Cooling (DHC) Systems presents the latest information on the topic, providing valuable information on the distribution of centrally generated heat or cold energy to buildings, usually in the form of space heating, cooling, and hot water. As DHC systems are more efficient and less polluting than ...

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  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
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  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-12-08
  • Total pages : 334
  • ISBN : 0857097423
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Summary : Fuel Flexible Energy Generation: Solid, Liquid and Gaseous Fuels provides updated information on flexible fuel energy generation, the process by which one or more fuels can be combusted in the same boiler or turbine to generate power. By adapting or building boilers and turbines to accept multiple fuel sources, they ...

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  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-08-29
  • Total pages : 348
  • ISBN : 0857097423
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  • Release Date : 2015-04-18
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  • ISBN : 0857097423
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  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-10-15
  • Total pages : 366
  • ISBN : 0857097423
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Summary : The Performance of Photovoltaic (PV) Systems: Modelling, Measurement and Assessment explores the system lifetime of a PV system and the energy output of the system over that lifetime. The book concentrates on the prediction, measurement, and assessment of the performance of PV systems, allowing the reader to obtain a thorough ...

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