Reducing Petroleum Consumption of Trucks. Outline of Presentation. Background: oil and transportation Stats showing trends in the trucking industry Sampling of methods for both improving fuel efficiency and reducing consumption of petroleum in heavy duty trucks.
heated or cooled
The fueling system utilizes a double-walled, cryogenic tank with an air seal
The insulated tanks keep the fuel cold without requiring additional refrigeration while on board the truck
When the truck engine is operating, LNG is pumped from the tank as a liquid and the temperature is then increased through the use of a heat exchanger supplied with engine coolant, which returns the LNG to a gaseous state
The gas is then delivered to the engine under pressureOnboard Storage & Delivery of LNG
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