Faculty Advisor

Bar-On, Isa.

Abstract

This report studies a project being conducted in Europe, called the Clean Urban Transport for Europe (CUTE), in which fuel cell buses are being used in several cities' bus fleet. Using CUTE as a backdrop, a life cycle analysis was done on the emissions of several different types of buses, including diesel, hybrid diesel, ultra low sulfur diesel, and hydrogen fuel cell buses. This data was used to determine what would be the environmental advantage of using fuel cell buses.

Publisher

Worcester Polytechnic Institute

Date Accepted

January 2003

Project Type

Interactive Qualifying Project

Accessibility

Restricted-WPI community only

Advisor Department

Mechanical Engineering

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