Life-cycle energy optimisation : A proposed methodology for integrating environmental considerations early in the vehicle engineering design process

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O'Reilly, Ciarán J.; Göransson, Peter; Funazaki, Atsushi; Suzuki, Tetsuya; Edlund, Stefan; Gunnarsson, Cecilia; Lundow, Jan-Olov; Cerin, Pontus; Cameron, Christopher J.; Wennhage, Per; Potting, José;
(2016)
  • Publisher: PBL Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency
  • Journal: volume 135,pages750-759issn: 0959-6526
  • Publisher copyright policies & self-archiving
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.06.163
  • Subject: vehicle design | Environmental Science(all) | optimization | Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment | Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering | Strategy and Management | Vehicle Engineering | Environmental Engineering | Life-cycle energy | Farkostteknik | functional conflicts | Naturresursteknik

To enable the consideration of life cycle environmental impacts in the early stages of vehicle design, a methodology using the proxy of life cycle energy is proposed in this paper. The trade-offs in energy between vehicle production, operational performance and end-of-l... View more
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