CALIFORNIA STEAM BUS PROJECT

The California steam bus project is summarized in a final report on the development and demonstration of Rankine Cycle external combustion propulsion systems for urban transit vehicles. Project history, organization, and financing are summarized in detail. Three contractors were selected to install steam powerplants in conventional motor coaches, replacing the standard diesel engines, each contractor being paired with the transit system in a different city.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Paper copy also available from NTIS $11.25/set of 4 reports as PB-217 507-SET.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Scientific Analysis Corporation

    San Francisco, CA  USA 
  • Authors:
    • Napuk, K
  • Publication Date: 1973

Media Info

  • Pagination: 15 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00046232
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt, UMTA-CA-06-0031
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 31 2003 12:00AM