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Electricity-generated fuels for mobile machinery

Electricity-generated fuels for mobile machinery Fuels D E V E L O P M EN T F UE LS Electricity-generated Fuels for Mobile Machinery © RWTH Aachen University Electric or electrified powertrains are widely seen as a REQUIREMENTS FOR FUELS valuable contribution to reduce the overall CO emissions, The electrification of the drivetrain for individual transport is regarded as one especially for the inner-city and private transport sector. of the essential success factors for com- But when it comes to long-distance freight transportation pliance with future climate protection goals. Apart from a significant reduction and heavy mobile machinery, the energy density of the in emissions of harmful substances, in-vehicle stored fuel becomes mission critical. There - all-electric vehicles offer the advantage of climate neutrality if electricity gener- fore, internal combustion engines running with liquid ated from renewable sources is used. In the range of applications of commercial fuels are seen to stay the main propulsion systems for vehicles and mobile machines, purely these kinds of applications. In cooperation with FEV, electric drives are not cost-effective, in particular due to the high energy densi- RWTH Aachen University has investigated various ties required to render the work perfor- alternative fuels for their suitability in mobile machines. mance. As shown in FIGURE 1, the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png ATZoffhighway worldwide Springer Journals

Electricity-generated fuels for mobile machinery

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Publisher
Springer Journals
Copyright
Copyright © 2018 by Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden
Subject
Engineering; Automotive Engineering
eISSN
2366-1097
DOI
10.1007/s41321-018-0016-0
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Abstract

Fuels D E V E L O P M EN T F UE LS Electricity-generated Fuels for Mobile Machinery © RWTH Aachen University Electric or electrified powertrains are widely seen as a REQUIREMENTS FOR FUELS valuable contribution to reduce the overall CO emissions, The electrification of the drivetrain for individual transport is regarded as one especially for the inner-city and private transport sector. of the essential success factors for com- But when it comes to long-distance freight transportation pliance with future climate protection goals. Apart from a significant reduction and heavy mobile machinery, the energy density of the in emissions of harmful substances, in-vehicle stored fuel becomes mission critical. There - all-electric vehicles offer the advantage of climate neutrality if electricity gener- fore, internal combustion engines running with liquid ated from renewable sources is used. In the range of applications of commercial fuels are seen to stay the main propulsion systems for vehicles and mobile machines, purely these kinds of applications. In cooperation with FEV, electric drives are not cost-effective, in particular due to the high energy densi- RWTH Aachen University has investigated various ties required to render the work perfor- alternative fuels for their suitability in mobile machines. mance. As shown in FIGURE 1, the

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Published: Jun 8, 2018

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