The Sustainability of New Technologies in Vehicular Transportation
This paper compares the sustainability of three new technologies in vehicular transportation which consist of (1) innovations in the fuel the vehicles use and (2) innovations in the vehicle design itself. An array of vehicle platforms, which consist of different vehicle designs and fuels types, are modeled and a life cycle analysis (LCA) is performed to find the total energy consumption and emissions of each model. As high energy consumption and pollution become growing concerns, this paper aims to provide a better understanding of where new advancements in vehicular technology should be focused.
J. D. Hearron et al., "The Sustainability of New Technologies in Vehicular Transportation," Proceedings of the 2011 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (2011, Chicago, IL), pp. 1-6, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Sep 2011.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/VPPC.2011.6043194
2011 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC) (2011: Sept. 6-9, Chicago, IL)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
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High Energy Consumption; Life Cycle Analysis; Total Energy Consumption; Vehicle Design; Vehicle Platforms; Vehicular Technologies; Vehicular Transportations; Energy Utilization; Propulsion; Sustainable Development; Vehicles; Innovation
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