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Modelling urban bus transport emissions in Santiago de Cuba

Warren, James and Avila, Jordi Mirabent (2010). Modelling urban bus transport emissions in Santiago de Cuba. In: 6th Cuban Congress on Mechanical Engineering (CCIM2010), 29 Nov - 03 Dec 2010, Palacio de Convenciones, de La Habana.

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Abstract

This study described and focuses on the public transport bus system in Santiago de Cuba. Specifically we explore the fuel consumption of the various diesel buses over a three year period from 2007 to 2009 and with a forecast for the forthcoming years.

The study considers the potential for fuel savings through a variety of methods which are each described and then modelled. Pollution is also calculated for a variety of scenarios and some suggestions are made in order to lower the overall emissions of the fleet.

Item Type: Conference Item
Copyright Holders: 2010 The Authors
Project Funding Details:
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Not SetNot SetThe Open University, Department of Design, Development, Environment and Materials.
Extra Information: 6th Cuban Congress on Mechanical Engineering (CCIM2010) as part of XIV Scientific Convention on Engineering and Architecture (CCIA 15)
Keywords: Santiago; buses; transport; emissions
Academic Unit/Department: Mathematics, Computing and Technology > Engineering & Innovation
Item ID: 27456
Depositing User: James Warren
Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2011 09:14
Last Modified: 24 Oct 2012 08:59
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/27456
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