WIT Press

Reduction Of Environmental Impact Of Public Transport: DIAMANTE* Project * DIAMANTE: Intelligent Design Applied On Integral Maintenance Of Public Transport Fleets

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/UT950251

Volume

18

Pages

6

Published

1995

Size

541 kb

Author(s)

A. Marques, V. Sebastian, F. Caudet & J.C. de la Rosa

Abstract

Breakdowns and malfunctions in Public Transport (PT) vehicles have serious impact in terms of traffic safety, financial profitability, and, very specially, environmental damage. Due to these reasons, fleet maintenance is a big share of PT companies' budget. DIAMANTE is a project that develops a fleet maintenance aid system to improve this task and so a reduction of negative effects derived from badly engine working. 1 Introduction DIAMANTE (ESPRIT-PASO Programme), a 24 months R&D project started in January 1994, aims to develop an Integral Maintenance System for PT fleets. It is carried out by a multidisciplinary consortium leaded by t

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