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A method to include machine manufacturing energy in energy balance analysis

Ahokas, J. and Mikkola, H. (2007) A method to include machine manufacturing energy in energy balance analysis. In: NJF Report, Nordic Association of Agricultural Scientists, 3 (4), pp. 78-82.

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Manufacturing and also maintenance and repair energy demand is hard to find, there are only few research data available and this data seems no to be very reliable. Manufacturing energy damand can be calculated by estimating the mean tractor usage and calculating the manufacturing energy per consumed fuel liter. In this way it is easy to estimate the manufacturing energy, because it can be calculated with the liter/ha figures. Fuel consumption for different works in the form of liter/ha can easily be found in literature.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:energy consumption, machine manufacturing
Subjects: Environmental aspects
Research affiliation: Finland > Univ. Helsinki
Related Links:http://www.njf.nu
Deposited By: Koistinen, Riitta
ID Code:15834
Deposited On:17 Jun 2009
Last Modified:12 Apr 2010 07:39
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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