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Use of Biodiesel in a Transit Fleet (2007)

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Suggested Citation:"Abbreviations and Acronyms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2007. Use of Biodiesel in a Transit Fleet. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/23121.
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45 AFV Alternative fuel vehicle B100 100% biodiesel, also known as pure or “neat” biodiesel B10, etc. Diesel blended with biodiesel at the prescribed percentage BQ-9000 Biodiesel quality specification developed by the National Biodiesel Accreditation Program CARB California Air Resources Board CO Carbon monoxide CO2 Carbon dioxide COTA Central Ohio Transit Authority D1 No. 1 diesel DDC Detroit Diesel Corporation DME Dimethyl ether DoD Department of Defense DOE Department of Energy DPF Diesel particulate filter, also called a PM filter E10, etc. Gasoline blended with ethanol at the prescribed percentage E-Diesel Fuel blend made of diesel and ethanol EMA Engine Manufacturers Association EPAct EPA Energy Policy Act g/bhp-hr Grams per brake horsepower-hour HC Hydrocarbons MSDS Material safety data sheet NBAP National Biodiesel Accreditation Program NBB National Biodiesel Board NFESC Naval Facilities Engineering Service Center NOx Nitrogen oxide NREL National Renewable Energy Laboratory OEM Original Equipment Manufacturer PM Particulate matter PMI Preventive maintenance inspection PPM Parts per million RFTA Roaring Fork Transportation Authority RTD Regional Transportation District TPMAAT Tenth percentile minimum ambient air temperature ULSD Ultra low sulfur diesel ABBREVIATIONS AND ACRONYMS

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TRB’s Transit Cooperative Research Program (TCRP) Synthesis 72: Use of Biodiesel in a Transit Fleet explores potential benefits offered by biodiesel in order to help transit agencies make informed decisions regarding its use.


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