Efficiency of Advanced Ground Transportation Technologies

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Frank Kreith

National Conference of State Legislatures, 1485 Sierra Drive, Boulder, CO 80302e-mail: fkreith@aol.com

Ron E. West

University of Colorado, Boulder, CO 80302

Beth E. Isler

National Conference of State Legislatures, Denver, CO

J. Energy Resour. Technol 124(3), 173-179 (Aug 06, 2002) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1486019 History: Received July 19, 2001; Revised January 01, 2002; Online August 06, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Schematic diagram for a complete vehicle efficiency analysis
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Schematic depiction of the four general well-to-wheel analyses. Most of the configurations examined are variations on these basic concepts.
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Fuel cell efficiency as a function of load factor: Kolke 17
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Integrated fuel cell system efficiency versus net system power; Chalk et al. 18




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