TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLOGY ENERGY OPTIONS

New transportation technologies and their potential contribution to the solution of the energy problem are discussed. DOE transportation technologies briefly discussed are: Stirling and gas-turbine engines; constant-speed accessory-drive system; heavy-duty diesel-truck bottoming cycle; continuously variable transmission; turbocompound diesel engine; gas-turbine bus; new hydrocarbons (broad-cut petroleum fuels); alcohol fuels; synthetic fuels; advanced fuels (hydrogen); electric and hybrid vehicles; marine-diesel bottoming cycle; coal/oil-slurry marine steam turbines; pipeline bottoming cycle; and medium-speed diesel alternative fuels.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Conference on using land to save energy, Chicago, IL, USA, 18 May 1979.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Argonne National Laboratory

    9700 South Cass Avenue
    Argonne, IL  USA  60439

    Department of Energy

    1000 Independence Avenue, SW
    Washington, DC  USA  20585
  • Authors:
    • Bernard III, M J
  • Publication Date: 1979

Media Info

  • Pagination: 11 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00312618
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Contract Numbers: W-31-109-ENG-38
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 7 1980 12:00AM