fuel consumption

fuel consumption

The using of fuel by an engine or power plant; the rate of this consumption measured (e.g., in liters, gallons, or pounds per unit of time).
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Trip Optimizer studies route and cargo information to calculate optimum speed and fuel consumption profiles in real time, automatically controlling the locomotive to decrease fuel consumption and provide efficient train handling.
To account for the high fuel consumption reduction potential of water injection at high engine loads, even with increased CRs, a high specific power engine configuration in combination with an E-segment vehicle was chosen.
This study aimed to evaluate the fuel consumption efficiency of a tractor equipped with CVT transmission, at different travel speeds and load levels to the drawbar.
Keywords: Rhodes Grass, Fuel Consumption, Effective Field Capacity, Tractor, Mower Machine, Racking Machine, Big Baler, Agriculture.
PSA Group (Euronext Paris:UG) has published its protocol for measuring real-world fuel consumption, together with Transport & Environment (T&E), France Nature Environnement (FNE) and Bureau Veritas.
The harvester's fuel consumption was evaluated using two flowmeters (Oval, Model LSF45) with maximum reading capacity of 500 L [h.
Similar test methods of fuel consumption for heavy-duty diesel vehicles will be applied in the United States and Europe [6], [7], [8], [9].
But in addition to this loophole, Michaelides also noted a suspicious drop in reported fuel consumption by the bus companies since the introduction of meters on the buses, which enable the authorities to distinguish whether the bus that has fuelled up belongs to the authorised fleet of city buses or not.
The launch of the Fuel Advantage program not only provides a fuel consumption commitment, but rewards our customers for meeting with their dealer.
These steps include driving a lower fuel consumption car (ideally around four to seven litres per 100 km), he said, could reduce personal fuel consumption by up to 30 per cent.
Solution to the problem of formation of the science-based standards of the fuel consumption rate per trip for shunting work is possible through the use of a mathematical model that takes into account the impact of transient processes on the increase in fuel consumption.
We seek methods to increase efficiency across all of our operations, and the Boeing Wind Updates solution will help us achieve our objectives to improve decision making by our flight crews and reduce fuel consumption," said Haoming Xie, president, Hainan Airlines.