Factors affecting truck fuel economy

As a vehicle travels down a road, there are a number of factors that contribute to the amount of fuel it will use in getting from point A to point B. The main parameters are vehicle weight, aerodynamic drag, mechanical losses and tyre rolling resistance.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Illustrations;
  • Pagination: p. 30-31
  • Serial:
    • TRANSPORT WORLD AFRICA
    • Volume: 9
    • Issue Number: 5
    • Publisher: TRANSNET (LONDON TRANSPORT AND TECHNOLOGY NETWORK LTD)

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  • Accession Number: 01486046
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Northwestern University Transportation Library
  • Files: TLIB
  • Created Date: Jul 10 2013 10:31AM