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Analysis of Emerging echnologies Technologies omplementary Infrastructure and Complementary Infrastructure and Stakeholder Impact October 27, 2010 1
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General Framework for the Course Identify the echnology Consider the Technology and e System in Make Predictions / entify Technology the System in Which it Operates Identify Opportunities Scanning and orecasting - onitor Innovation diffusion and chnology acceptance Forecasting Monitor Others Invention – Do It urselves technology acceptance Technology platforms, network effects, standards, nd infrastructure Ourselves and infrastructure Modularity, flexibility, and design Stakeholder Impacts / Sustainability Laws / regulations / ethics 2 Information Implications
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Alternatives to Gasoline-Driven Internal Combustion Gas-powered internal ombustion Pure Electric Hybrid Gas / Electric Plug-in Hybrid combustion Toyota Prius Chevrolet Volt Tesla Roadster Hydrogen Alternatives to gasoline Honda FCX Clarity Compressed Natural Gas Ethanol (Petro) Diesel (Bio) Diesel 3 Honda Civic GX Ford Escape E85 Mercedes-Benz RL 350
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On-Board Electricity - Hydrogen A hydrogen fuel cell produces electricity by combining hydrogen (from a tank) with oxygen (from the air.) Byproduct is water vapor. Number of gas stations in the U.S. (2002 U.S. Census)? 117,100 Number of hydrogen fueling stations in U.S. nd Canada The electricity is used to power the engine. Honda FCX Clarity available for lease, mostly in California. Issue #2: Classic and Canada (http://www.hydrogenassociation.org)? 68 “chicken and egg” problem: Need hydrogen vehicles to justify the fueling stations; need fueling stations before consumers will buy hydrogen vehicles. Issue: How to get (reform) hydrogen? • Extracted from natural gas. lectrolysis 4 Electrolysis. • Bacterial conversion of sugar. Issues with cost and efficiency. Honda selling its own home charging station. http://automobiles.honda.com/fcx-clarity/home-energy- station.aspx
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Other On-Board Combustion Fuels: Ethanol Ethanol = Ethyl Alcohol = Grain Alcohol hemically identical E10 is a mixture of 10% ethanol and 90% gasoline. Sold at many Atlanta area gas stations.
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2011 for the course MGT 3743 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Georgia Institute of Technology.

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