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Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems

Ecology in Transport: Problems and Solutions

Editors: Sładkowski, Aleksander (Ed.)

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  • Presents recent research on the environmental impact of transport
  • Discusses the use of new types of transport, alternative fuels and green logistics, as well as many other practical and organizational solutions that have a significant impact on the environment and reduce the negative influence of transport
  • Focuses on problems and solutions created by transport, particularly the problem of protecting the environment from the harmful effects of vehicles
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This book analyzes how transport influences the ecology of various regions. Integrating perspectives and approaches from around the globe, it examines the use of different types of engines and fuels, and assesses the impact of vehicle design on the environment. The book also addresses the effect of the transport situation in agglomerations on their environmental safety. Various types of environmental impacts are considered, from traditional emissions to noise and vibration. Presenting scientific advances from 7 European countries, the book appeals to experts, teachers and students, as well as to anyone interested in the environmental aspects of the transport industry.


Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Alternative Carbonless Fuels for Internal Combustion Engines of Vehicles

    Pages 1-49

    Bureika, Gintautas (et al.)

  • The Gaseous Fuels Towards Contemporary Economic and Ecological Challenges

    Pages 51-113

    Flekiewicz, Marek (et al.)

  • Environmental Aspects of the Production and Use of Biofuels in Transport

    Pages 115-168

    Panchuk, Myroslav (et al.)

  • Energy Efficiency and Ecological Impact of the Vehicles

    Pages 169-250

    Evtimov, Ivan (et al.)

  • The Impact of Road Transport on the Environment

    Pages 251-309

    Gnap, Jozef (et al.)

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eBook $139.00
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  • ISBN 978-3-030-42323-0
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $179.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-030-42322-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Ecology in Transport: Problems and Solutions
Editors
  • Aleksander Sładkowski
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Networks and Systems
Series Volume
124
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-42323-0
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-42323-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-42322-3
Series ISSN
2367-3370
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 563
Number of Illustrations
47 b/w illustrations, 265 illustrations in colour
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