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Diffusion and Adoption of Innovations for Sustainability

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Helen E. Muga University of Mount Union, USA Ken D. Thomas Auburn University, USA ABTRACT The primary focus of this chapter is on the theory and concepts of sustainability and why they are im­portant to innovation and vice-versa. Key reductionist approaches to assessing sustainability such life cycle assessment (LCA), life cycle cost analysis (LCCA), and […]

KEY TERMS AND DEFINITIONS

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Carbon Neutral Growth: Airlines are the first global industry, which committed their growth without increase the carbon emission from 2020. IATA 4 Pillars Strategies: The International Air Transport Association (IATA), created and have been promoting a four-pillar strategy, ‘Improved technology’, ‘Effective operations’, ‘Efficient infrastructure’ and ‘Positive economic measures’, since 2007 to achieve a vision of […]

SPECIAL TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT

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SPECIAL TOOLS 2007 BRAKES Antilock Brake System – H3 Special Tools Illustration Tool Number/Description CH 47830 Holding Fixture

SPECIAL TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT

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SPECIAL TOOLS Special Tools Illustration Tool Number/Description J38715-A Driver and Passenger SIR Load Tool J 38826 SIR Deployment Harness J39401-B SIR Deployment Fixture

Electrical Function Check

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Perform this check first, in order to ensure the electronic transmission components are connected and functioning properly. If these components are not checked, a simple electrical condition could be mis-diagnosed. 1. Connect the scan tool. 2. Ensure the gear selector is in PARK and set the parking brake. 3. Start the engine. 4. Verify that […]

CONCLUSION

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Only 1% ofthe world population has flown yet, but rapid growth of airline traffic, especially in Asia is expected in the near future (Upham, 2003). Air transportation interacts with current business and the economical practices and policies and well as through social activities, such as allowing people to meet their families on different continents. How […]

DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION

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SIR SYSTEM DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION SIR System Overview Fig. 130: Illustrating Deployed Inflatable Restraint Courtesy of GENERAL MOTORS CORP. occupants Seat Belt System (2). The SIR system may contain several inflator modules located throughout the vehicle, i. e. steering wheel module (1) and instrument panel (I/P) module (1). In addition to inflator modules, the vehicle […]

FUTURE RESEARCH DIRECTIONS

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In previous sections, we have seen that there are various projects of aviation sustainability and we have analyzed the perspectives of these projects. While we found growing networks, we recognized that the driving forces from markets are within the limits of expectation on cost-efficiency. Besides of these facts, we must note the IATA’s report, which […]

COMPONENT LOCATOR

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DISASSEMBLED VIEWS Fig. 16: Lower Engine Components Courtesy of GENERAL MOTORS CORP. 2006 ENGINE Engine Mechanical – 3.5L (L52) – H3 Callouts For Fig. 16 Callout Component Name 100 Engine Block 101 Transmission Locator Pin 102 Cylinder Head Locator Pin 102 Cylinder Head Locator Pin 103 Main Bearing Cap Locator Pin 104 Engine Front Cover […]

A Forked Expectation

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Governments and other non-profit organizations expect suppression of greenhouse gas effects in the aviation sector for innovations presented in the previous section. On the other hand, in actual­ity, the expectation from airlines for innovations is heterogeneous. Airlines, which are the main customers and users of new technology and sys­tems, look for cost reduction before reduction […]