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Alternative Fuels: Alcohols, Hydrogen Natural Gas and Propane

  • Special Publication
  • SP-0982
  • ISBN 1-56091-410-6
Published August 01, 1993 by SAE International in United States
Alternative Fuels:  Alcohols, Hydrogen Natural Gas and Propane
  • English
  • 244 pages
This interesting publication reviews the technology developments that are required to bring alternative fuels into the marketplace. These developments include: refueling systems, onboard storage systems, engine management systems and low-emission technologies. Contents include: toughness testing of an all-composite fuel container for natural gas vehicles; operational experience of compressed natural gas in heavy duty transit buses; a correlation study between two heavy-duty vehicle chassis dynamometer emissions testing facilities; emission control cost-effectiveness of alternative-fuel vehicles; the Maryland MTA LNG refueling system; adsorbed natural gas (ANG): fuel of the future; and a compressed natural gas mass flow driven heavy duty electronic engine management system.