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Estimating auto emissions of alternative transportation systems

Sydney D. Berwager

Estimating auto emissions of alternative transportation systems

final report

by Sydney D. Berwager

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Published by prepared for Office of the Assistant Secretary for Environment and Urban Systems; distributed by National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Va in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Automobiles -- Motors -- Exhaust gas -- Mathematical models.,
  • Air -- Pollution -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Sydney D. Berwager and George V. Wickstrom.
    ContributionsWickstrom, George V., United States. Office of the Assistant Secretary for Environment and Urban Systems.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD886.5 .B47
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 76 p.
    Number of Pages76
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5391818M
    LC Control Number72603327

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