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Unformatted text preview: Pictu re 2 Pictu re 1 MEMO For this problem, I looked at the benefits of using CNGs vs. diesel fuel buses. The criteria on which my decision was based on was the cost of the buses, miles per gallon, the cost of the fuel used in the diesel bus vs. the CNG bus, cost of maintenance for the buses, the CO2 emissions, and the cost effectiveness of the CO2. The reason I am looking at those criteria is because they address the main topics that we cover in class, like the topic of sustainability and becoming green, along with the cost of each bus. According to the table found on mwcog.org, last accessed September 22, 2010, it shows the exactly how a diesel bus and a CNG would fit into my criteria. Other data that I found to give me more insight into which type of bus would be most effective was found on walshcarlines.com, last accessed September 22, 2010, compares CNGs to diesel in a real life situation according to the New York bus system. The New York bus system chose to go with using CNGs back in 1994 and in 2004 made a clean fuel commitment because the use of CNGs is...
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course ENGINEERIN 131 taught by Professor Karnes during the Spring '11 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.
- Spring '11