Accession Number:

ADA508227

Title:

Impact of Friction Reduction Technologies on Fuel Economy for Ground Vehicles

Descriptive Note:

Briefing charts

Corporate Author:

ARMY TANK AUTOMOTIVE RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER WARREN MI

Report Date:

2009-08-13

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

These briefing charts discuss overview of petroleum consumption -- How much do we actually use How does tribology friction and wear fit into the equation If we get rid of all friction, how big of an impact will a frictionless engine have on petroleum consumption. If we reduce friction by x how much petroleum can we save Whats the difference between commercial and military applications Whats being done research to reduce petroleum consumption, or, improve energy security

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Transportation and Equipment
  • Mechanics
  • Fuels

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE