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Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Technologies for Improved Environmental Performance

Towards Zero Carbon Transportation

A volume in Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy

Book • Second Edition2022

Edited by:

Richard Folkson and Steve Sapsford

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Technologies for Improved Environmental Performance

Towards Zero Carbon Transportation

A volume in Woodhead Publishing Series in Energy

Book • Second Edition2022

 

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Edited by:

Richard Folkson and Steve Sapsford

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    Richard Folkson

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Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Technologies for Improved Environmental Performance: Towards Zero Carbon Transportation, Second Edition provides a comprehensive view of key developments in advanced fuels and vehicle technologies to improve the energy efficiency and environmental impact of the automotive sector. Sections consider the role of alternative fuels such as electricity, alcohol and hydrogen fuel cells, as well as advanced additives and oils in environmentally sustainable transport. Other topics explored include methods of revising engine and vehicle design to improve environmental performance and fuel economy and developments in electric and hybrid vehicle technologies.

This reference will provide professionals, engineers and researchers of alternative fuels with an understanding of the latest clean technologies which will help them to advance the field. Those working in environmental and mechanical engineering will benefit from the detailed analysis of the technologies covered, as will fuel suppliers and energy producers seeking to improve the efficiency, sustainability and accessibility of their work.

Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicle Technologies for Improved Environmental Performance: Towards Zero Carbon Transportation, Second Edition provides a comprehensive view of key developments in advanced fuels and vehicle technologies to improve the energy efficiency and environmental impact of the automotive sector. Sections consider the role of alternative fuels such as electricity, alcohol and hydrogen fuel cells, as well as advanced additives and oils in environmentally sustainable transport. Other topics explored include methods of revising engine and vehicle design to improve environmental performance and fuel economy and developments in electric and hybrid vehicle technologies.

This reference will provide professionals, engineers and researchers of alternative fuels with an understanding of the latest clean technologies which will help them to advance the field. Those working in environmental and mechanical engineering will benefit from the detailed analysis of the technologies covered, as will fuel suppliers and energy producers seeking to improve the efficiency, sustainability and accessibility of their work.

Key Features

  • Provides a fully updated reference with significant technological advances and developments in the sector
  • Presents analyses on the latest advances in electronic systems for emissions control, autonomous systems, artificial intelligence and legislative requirements
  • Includes a strong focus on updated climate change predictions and consequences, helping the reader work towards ambitious 2050 climate change goals for the automotive industry
  • Provides a fully updated reference with significant technological advances and developments in the sector
  • Presents analyses on the latest advances in electronic systems for emissions control, autonomous systems, artificial intelligence and legislative requirements
  • Includes a strong focus on updated climate change predictions and consequences, helping the reader work towards ambitious 2050 climate change goals for the automotive industry

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ISBN

978-0-323-90979-2

Language

English

Published

2022

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Copyright © 2022 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.

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Woodhead Publishing

Editors

Richard Folkson

Steve Sapsford