Commenced in January 2007
Paper Count: 30184
Pollution Control and Sustainable Urban Transport System - Electric Vehicle
Abstract:Recently electric vehicles are becoming popular as an alternative of conventional fossil fuel vehicles. Conventional Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) vehicle uses fossil fuel which contributing a major part of overall carbon emission in the environment. Carbon and other green house gas emission are responsible for global warming and resulting climate change. It becomes vital to evaluate performance of vehicle based on emission. In this paper an effort has been made to depict the picture of emission caused by vehicle and scenario of Australia has taken into account. Effort has been made to compare the fossil based vehicle with electric vehicle in phases. The study also evaluates advancement in electric vehicle technology, required infrastructure for sustainability and future scope of developments. This paper also includes the evaluation of electric vehicle concept for pollution control and sustainable transport systems in future. This study can be a benchmark for development of electric vehicle as low carbon emission alternative for the cities of tomorrow.
Digital Object Identifier (DOI): doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1333961Procedia APA BibTeX Chicago EndNote Harvard JSON MLA RIS XML ISO 690 PDF Downloads 1377
 B. Pink, "Survey of motor vehicle use," Australian Bureau of Statistics, Sydney28/08/2008 2008.
 "Key Automotive Statistics 2009," Australian Government2009.
 B. Pink, "Australia-s Environment: Issues and Trends," AUSTRALIAN BUREAU OF STATISTICS, Sydney28/01/2010 2010.
 Y. G. Mehrdad Ehsani, Ali Emadi, Modern electric, hybrid electric, and fuel cell vehicles: fundamentals, theory, and design. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press, 2005.
 D. Elsom, "Smog alert: managing urban air quality," Smog alert: managing urban air quality, 1996.
 L. Goines and L. Hagler, "Noise pollution: A modern plague," Southern Medical Journal, vol. 100, pp. 287-294, 2007.
 M. C. Coelho, et al., "A numerical tool for estimating pollutant emissions and vehicles performance in traffic interruptions on urban corridors," International Journal of Sustainable Transportation, vol. 3, pp. 246-262, 2009.
 R. Matsuhashi, et al., "Life cycle of CO2-emissions from electric vehicles and gasoline vehicles utilizing a process-relational model," The International Journal of Life Cycle Assessment, vol. 5, pp. 306-312, 2000.
 M. Scharf, "Bringing Solar Power to the Smart Grid," Power Engineering, vol. 114, pp. 58-59, May,2010 2010.
 B. Pink, "YEAR BOOK AUSTRALIA," Australian Bureau of Statistics, SydneyJune 2010 2010.
 S. Brown, et al., "Electric vehicles: The role and importance of standards in an emerging market," Energy Policy, vol. 38, pp. 3797-3806, 2010.
 K. W. E. Cheng, "Recent development on electric vehicles," in 2009 3rd International Conference on Power Electronics Systems and Applications, PESA 2009, 2009.
 M. M. Al Emran Hasan, et al., "Fuzzy logic controller in an electric vehicle with dynamically changing centre of gravity," 2010.
 J. Axsen, et al., "Are batteries ready for plug-in hybrid buyers?," Transport Policy, vol. 17, pp. 173-182.