CURRENT STATUS OF ALTERNATIVE AUTOMOTIVE POWER SYSTEMS AND FUELS. VOLUME II. ALTERNATIVE AUTOMOTIVE ENGINES

Detailed technical information is presented on possible alternatives to conventional internal combustion engines for automobiles, including: (1) gas turbine engines; (2) Rankine cycle engines; (3) Stirling engines; (4) Diesel engines; (5) Wankel and other rotary piston engines; and (6) stratified charge engines. The various power plants are described, performance characteristics are given, and the current status of technology and the projected status are discussed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Aerospace Corporation

    2350 East El Sequdo Boulevard
    El Sequndo, CA  USA  90245
  • Authors:
    • Lapedes, D E
    • HINTON, M G
    • MELTZER, J
  • Publication Date: 1974-7

Media Info

  • Pagination: 463 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00094659
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: EPA-460/3-74-0136
  • Contract Numbers: 68-01-0417
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 14 1977 12:00AM