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Fuel cell

Automotive; Vehicle equipment

An electromechanical "engine" (no moving parts) that converts the chemical energy of hydrogen and oxygen into electricity without combustion; the only by-product is water. The principal components of ...

Gasoline equivalent gallon (GEG)

Automotive; Vehicle equipment

The volume of natural gas it takes to equal the energy content of one gallon of gasoline. Since natural gas is not a liquid, its volume is measured in cubic feet, rather than gallons. Therefore, the ...

Miles per gallon equivalent (MPGE)

Automotive; Vehicle equipment

Energy (Btu) content equivalent to that of a gallon of gasoline (114,32 Btu).

Diesel equivalent gallon (DEG)

Automotive; Vehicle equipment

The volume of natural gas it takes to equal the energy content of one gallon of diesel fuel. Since natural gas is not a liquid, its volume is measured in cubic feet, rather than gallons. Therefore, ...

feedstock

Automotive; Vehicle equipment

Raw material supplied for production of electricity, gases, or chemicals.

finite-element method

Automotive; Vehicle equipment

Computational method that relies upon dividing regions into subregions, subject to boundary conditions, and generating a set of linear equations to be solved.

expander

Automotive; Vehicle equipment

Transducer that, for a given input amplitude range, produces a larger output range.

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