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By Dusan Gruden, W. Berg, K. Borgmann, D. Gruden, O. Hiemesch, H.-P. Lenz, S. Prüller

ISBN-10: 354000050X

ISBN-13: 9783540000501

The auto is without doubt one of the innovations that has made a decisive contribution to human mobility, and as a result it has turn into an inseparable a part of smooth human society. besides the fact that, it's via this common use that its detrimental affects at the atmosphere became so hugely noticeable. Achievements in bettering the ecological features of the auto are hugely amazing: a latest vehicle emits just a fraction of the quantities of noise and exhaust pollution produced by means of its predecessors 30 years in the past. The contributions to this booklet have been written by means of specialists, such a lot of whom were actively considering the improvement of contemporary vehicles and their combustion engines for greater than 30 years. they've got participated in all levels of the ecological improvement of the auto and summarize their adventure and information during this booklet .

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The introduction of ever more stringent emission limits has resulted in a reduction in specific particulate emissions over the past decade. Fig. 36 describes the extent to which maximum permissible exhaust emission values constitute an instrument for reducing exhaust gas emissions from motor traffic, against the background of a constantly growing vehicle population. Figure 37 illustrates fuel consumption patterns by vehicle category as defined by the relevant legal provisions in Germany. As can be seen from this graph, fuel consumption in all vehicle categories will go down further thanks to high fuel efficiency technologies, despite ever rising vehicle population figures.

Trend of particulate (PM) emissions from passenger cars broken down by vehicle cat- egory in Germany Fig. 37. Past, present and future trends in fuel consumption from passenger cars, broken down by vehicle category in Germany 144 H. P. Lenz et al. Fig. 38. 3 Ozone Formation Potential of Passenger Car Emissions in Germany Figure 38 depicts the ozone formation potential in g O3/km for the vehicle population in 1980, 2000 and vehicles newly registered in 2000 (“Euro 3” vehicles). The sharp decline in ozone formation potential for the vehicle population in 2000 as against the reference year of 1980 is clearly visible.

Anthropogenic methane emissions which are mainly caused by the growing of rice in wet zones and the breeding of ruminants, exceed those from natural sources. 2% of total anthropogenic methane emissions respectively, contribute only insignificantly to these. 122 H. P. Lenz et al. Fig. 7. Trends and forecasts of global CO2 emissions from combustion of fossil fuels 1980–2020 [16, 17, 24–29, 81, 82, 86] Fig. 8. Trends and forecasts for the contribution of individual continents to carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from fossil fuel burning [16, 17, 24–29, 81, 82, 86] Means of Transportation and their Effect on the Environment 123 Fig.

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