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Transit Life: How Commuting Is Transforming Our Cities

We spend much of our lives in transit to and from work. Although we might dismiss our daily commute as a wearying slog, we rarely stop to think about the significance of these daily journeys. In Transit Life, David Bissell explores how everyday life in cities is increasingly defined by commuting. Examining the overlooked events ...

Compact Antennas for High Data Rate Communication Ultra-wideband Uwb and Multiple-input-multiple-output Mimo Technology.

This book discusses the development of promising technologies for compact antennas for high data-rate communications. It discusses and analyzes the design of compact ultra-wideband (UWB) and multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) antennas, providing essential know-how for designers, practicing engineers and scientists.These wire...

Двигатели автотракторной техники

Изложены теория, конструкция и эксплуатационные свойства современных автотракторных двигателей. Описаны принципы, работа и показатели двигателей внутреннего сгорания. Представлены их характеристики. Рассмотрены основы динамики автотракторных двигателей.Выполнен анализ конструкции и влияния эксплуатационных режимов работы на напр...

Design of Human-Powered Vehicles (1st Edition)

This book is about the design of vehicles with wheels that are powered by human muscles alone. These can provide affordable, sustainable, and healthy transportation to people around the globe. The term Human-Powered Vehicle, or HPV, is sometimes used to denote a sub-class of vehicles including only high-performance bicycles or t...

Enriched Methane: The First Step Towards the Hydrogen Economy (1st Edition)

This book brings together recent research from across the world on enriched methane, and examines the production, distribution and use of this resource in internal combustion engines and gas turbines. It aims to provide readers with an extensive account of potential technological breakthroughs which have the capacity to revoluti...

The Advent of Unmanned Electric Vehicles: The Choices between E-mobility and Immobility (1st Edition)

Explaining in detail how new e-mobility technologies work, and the system requirements which must be fulfilled for these new technologies to be implemented, this book augments this analysis with discussion of the business models, financing and social and economic conditions that will foster the emergence of a new e-mobility indu...

How Green are Electric or Hydrogen-Powered Cars?: Assessing GHG Emissions of Traffic in Spain (1st Edition)

Have you ever wondered by how much CO2 emissions can be reduced by running cars electrically or with hydrogen as fuel? This Brief provides a quantitative answer to this question using the example of the combined road traffic in Spain. The authors calculate the resulting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions for the production of hydrog...