Essays about: "fuel savings"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 60 essays containing the words fuel savings.

  1. 1. Robust Route Prediction in Raster Maps - Real Time Topography for Look-Ahead Control

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för datavetenskap

    Author : Sebastian Fabian; [2016]
    Keywords : raster map; route prediction; data structure; embedded; automotive; heat map; GIS; topography; Technology and Engineering;

    Abstract : By adapting gear changes and cruise control of a Heavy Duty Vehicle (HDV) to road inclination, fuel and time savings can be achieved. In this thesis is presented a novel method of predicting the upcoming road topography, by constructing a geographical and topographical self-learning map from which a route prediction is made. READ MORE

  2. 2. Techno-Economic Assessment of Thermal Energy Storage integration into Low Temperature District Heating Networks

    University essay from KTH/Energiteknik

    Author : Alberto Rossi Espagnet; [2016]
    Keywords : Thermal energy storage TES ; 4th Generation District Heating 4GDH ; low temperature district heating LTDH ; District heating DH ; Energy efficiency;

    Abstract : Thermal energy storage (TES) systems are technologies with the potential to enhance the efficiency and the flexibility of the coming 4th generation low temperature district heating (LTDH). Their integration would enable the creation of smarter, more efficient networks, benefiting both the utilities and the end consumers. READ MORE

  3. 3. Evaluation of car engine heating systems in the Jämtland-Härjedalen region, northern Sweden

    University essay from Mittuniversitetet/Avdelningen för ekoteknik och hållbart byggande

    Author : Stan Hoenderboom; [2016]
    Keywords : Engine heating; Energy consumption; Behavioural change; Technological choices; Emissions; Engine wear; Jämtland-Härjedalen;

    Abstract : Objective of this thesis is to identify potential energy savings regarding engine heating of cars within the Jämtland-Härjedalen county, northern Sweden. This could contribute to energy consumption reduction goals of Sweden. READ MORE

  4. 4. Performance Improvement of a Diesel Engine Power Plant with Optimal Utilization of Waste Heat

    University essay from Högskolan i Gävle/Avdelningen för bygg- energi- och miljöteknik

    Author : Udalamattha Gamage Kithsiri; [2016]
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    Abstract : Due to temperature and humidity deviations from the standard ISO conditions in real operational conditions in the tropical countries the performance of diesel engines used for power generation drops significantly. One of the reasons for dropping the engine performance is due to engine de-rating, hence increasing the specific fuel consumption. READ MORE

  5. 5. Exhaust gas economizer on auxiliary engines - A case study of potential savings that can be made by installing an exhaust gas

    University essay from Chalmers tekniska högskola/Institutionen för sjöfart och marin teknik

    Author : Daniel Henriksson; Rikard Nyman Vierto; [2016]
    Keywords : ECA – emission controlled areas; Fuel oil prices; EGE – exhaust gas economizer; Auxiliary boiler; Steam needs; Steam output; Fuel oil savings; Investment cost; Environment; Corrosion; Pay-back time;

    Abstract : With more expensive bunker oil prices and much tougher environmental requirements, it is of major importance for shipping companies to reduce their consumption of fuel oil today than it ever has been before. There are many ways to lower the consumption; the most efficient would be to reduce the speed of the vessel. READ MORE