LONG TERM ENERGY ALTERNATIVES FOR AUTOMOTIVE PROPULSION. SYNTHETIC FUEL VERSUS BATTERY/ELECTRIC SYSTEM

Conventional automobiles deriving fuel from coal by coal liquefaction processes are compared with electric cars using advanced batteries (such as the high temperature lithium-sulfur battery). Four comparison criteria--ease of transition from the present system, economics, energy requirements and environmental quality--were applied.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also PB-262 513.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Stanford Research Institute

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    National Science Foundation

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  • Authors:
    • Hughes, E E
    • Walton, B L
    • Newgard, P M
    • RYAN, J W
    • Steele, R V
  • Publication Date: 1976-8

Media Info

  • Pagination: 281 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00154604
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SRI-EGU-4064-FR Final Rpt., NSF/PRA-7516162/2/6
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 31 1977 12:00AM