Applied Research for 21st Century Transportation
Applied research projects at the BCIT School of Transportation are carried out in order to provide support for our educational objectives.
Here is a sample of projects we are working on or completed.
National Research Council Fuel Cell Demonstration Project at the Aerospace Technology Campus
In an effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) has partnered with Boeing Commercial Airplanes to address the safe utilization of hydrogen in a custom-designed fuel cell system, which could provide reliable auxiliary power as a targeted concept for future commercial aircraft.
The NRC oversees this research being carried onboard a grounded Boeing 737 at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) Aerospace Technology Campus.
To proof the concept, we brewed coffee in the gallery circuit of a grounded Boeing 737 at the Aerospace Technology Campus. Check out the images
Bio Diesel - FP Feric Innovations
Bio diesel fuel is now a financially viable fuel source. Like many other overlooked fuel sources, advancing technology and rising fuel costs have led us to these new sources. Whether derived from seed stock, waste product, or new sources, the question is how would bio diesel fuel match up with petroleum-based diesel fuel when in the engine?