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Application of green technologies for UTHM in realizing the green campus concept

Hushim, Mohd Faisal and Alimin, Ahmad Jais and Mohammad, Md Nor Anuar and Madon, Rais Hanizam and Osman, Shahrul Azmir and Amirnordin, Shahrin Hisham and Salleh, Hamidon and Mohideen Batcha, Mohd Faizal (2011) Application of green technologies for UTHM in realizing the green campus concept. In: 2nd International Conference on Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering (ICME 2011), 6th-7th June 2011, Putrajaya International Convention Centre, Putrajaya.

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Abstract

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions are of increasing concern due to their impacts on the global warming. Many ongoing researches in this area are focusing on investigating solutions to reduce GHG emissions and their detrimental impacts to human and environment. This paper discusses the strategies proposed by Automotive Research Group and Energy Technologies Research Group under the faculty to promote the sustainability and green campus concept in Universiti Tun Hussein Onn Malaysia. Steps being proposed include the application of conventional and innovative technologies such as: fuel-injection retrofitting-kit, mono-gas retrofitting-kit, waste heat recovery system and usage of biodiesel for diesel fuelled vehicles. With these strategies, the groups expected that reduction in emission footprint can be achieved, while at the same time, promoting green technologies and green campus concept to the university.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering > TD881-890 Air pollution and its control
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery > TJ751-805 Miscellaneous motors and engines
Divisions: Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering > Department of Plant and Automotive Engineering
Depositing User: En. Mohd Faisal Hushim
Date Deposited: 27 Jan 2012 09:38
Last Modified: 27 Jan 2012 09:38
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/2292
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