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Main Title Advanced Emission Speciation Methodologies for the Auto/Oil Air Quality Improvement Research Program. 1. Hydrocarbons and Ethers.
Author Jensen, T. E. ; Siegl, W. O. ; Lipari, F. ; Loo, J. F. ; Sigsby, J. E. ;
CORP Author Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Atmospheric Research and Exposure Assessment Lab. ;Ford Motor Co., Dearborn, MI. Scientific and Research Lab. ;Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc., Warrendale, PA. ;General Motors Proving Ground, Milford, MI.
Publisher c1992
Year Published 1992
Report Number EPA/600/J-92/144;
Stock Number PB92-166784
Additional Subjects Air pollution detection ; Exhaust emissions ; Air quality maintenance ; Hydrocarbons ; Ethers ; Air quality data ; Air pollution sampling ; Gasoline ; Fuel substitution ; Mathematical models ; Concentration(Composition) ; Gas chromatography ; Alcohols ; Aldehydes ; Quality control ; Interlaboratory comparisons ; Reprints ;
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NTIS  PB92-166784 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 31p
An analytical method for the determination of hydrocarbon and ether emissions from gasoline-, methanol-, and flexible-fueled vehicles is described. This method was used in Phase I of the Auto/Oil Air Quality Improvement Research Program to provide emissions data for various vehicles using individual reformulated gasolines and alternate fuels. These data would then be used for air modeling studies. Emission samples for tailpipe, evaporative, and running loss were collected in Tedlar bags. Gas chromatographic analysis of the emissions samples included 140 components (hydrocarbons, ethers, alcohols and aldehydes) between C1 and C12 in a single analysis of 54-minutes duration. Standardization, quality control procedures, and inter-laboratory comparisons developed and completed as part of this program are also described. (Copyright (c) 1992 Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc.).