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   Hydrogen engine  evaluated  
Conventional spark ignition engines can be modified to operate on hydrogen fuel. Hydrogen engines are discussed as an alternative to diesel propulsion.
Technology field: Innovative traction concepts and energy sources
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References / Links:  Althammer, Hattensperger 1998;  Buchner 2000;
Related projects:  Energy chains of alternative fuels
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 date created: 2002-10-09
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