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Engineering - Mechanical Engineering | Decreasing Fuel Consumption and Exhaust Gas Emissions in Transportation - Sensing, Control and

Decreasing Fuel Consumption and Exhaust Gas Emissions in Transportation

Sensing, Control and Reduction of Emissions

Palocz-Andresen, Michael

2013, XXIII, 318 p. 121 illus.

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  • Examines the reduction of combustion gases in vehicles
  • Written by an expert who is working for the EU-commission
  • Written for all experts in this field

Within all areas of transportation, solutions for economical and environmentally friendly technology are being examined. Fuel consumption, combustion processes, control and limitation of pollutants in the exhaust gas are technological problems, for which guidelines like 98/69/EC and 99/96 determine the processes for the reduction of fuel consumption and exhaust gas emissions. Apart from technological solutions, the consequences of international legislation and their effects on environmental and climate protection in the area of the transportation are discussed.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Airplane - Car - Environment - Exhaust-Fumes - Micro-Measurement-Technology - OBD - OBM - On-Board Diagnosis - On-Board Measurement - Pollutant Reduction - Sensor Technology - Sensors - Ship - Waste Gas

Related subjects » Electronics & Electrical Engineering - Mechanical Engineering - Pollution and Remediation

Table of contents 

From the Contents: Statistics of road vehicles.- Development state of the art and vehicle technology.- Improvement of technology in road vehicles.- Propulsion system.- Combustion engines.- Spark ignition engines.- Self ignition engines.- Diesel engines for light commercial vehicles.- Future direction of development.- Vehicle electrical equipment and vehicle electronics.- OBD in vehicles with spark ignition engine.- OBD in vehicles with self ignition engine.- Characteristic properties of fuels.- Determination of fuel consumption in vehicles.- Emissions analysers.- Quality control of vehicles.- Introduction of new fuels.- Improvements in the traffic organization.- Changes in the urban environment.- Education of Eco-driving.- Role of the road vehicle industry for the social conditions in the society.- Air transport.- Statistics of airplanes.- Airframe weight reduction.- Aerodynamics in airplanes.- Propulsion system.- Certification in air traffic.- Maintenance of airplanes.- Safety and responsibility by fuel planning in the aviation.- Navigations.- Alternative fuels to kerosene.- Reduction of the climate efficiency of the air traffic.- Emissions from jet engines near airports.- Decreasing of costs.

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