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Main Title Development and Testing of a Surrogate Species Chemical Reaction Mechanism. Volume 1.
Author Carter, W. P. L. ; Lurmann, F. W. ; Atkinson, R. ; Lloyd, A. C. ;
CORP Author California Univ., Riverside. Statewide Air Pollution Research Center. ;Environmental Research and Technology, Inc., Newbury Park, CA.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Atmospheric Sciences Research Lab.
Year Published 1986
Report Number EPA-68-02-4104; EPA/600/3-86/0031A;
Stock Number PB86-212404
Additional Subjects Ozone ; Atmospheric models ; Photochemical reactions ; Chemical reactions ; Atmospheric composition ; Air pollution ; Organic compounds ; Alkanes ; Alkene compounds ; Aromatic hydrocarbons ; Chemical reaction kinetics ; Atmospheric chemistry ; Smog chambers
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB86-212404 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/21/1988
Collation 349p
A photochemical reaction mechanism has been updated and extensively evaluated. The testing and refinement of the surrogate species mechanism was performed in order to create an improved chemical mechanism for the atmospheric simulation models that are used to develop ozone control strategies. The updated mechanism was tested against 400 smog chamber experiments carried out in four different chambers. Tests were performed to assess the accuracy of the chamber characterization procedures, of reactions for single organic compounds, and of the overall mechanism for complex organic mixtures, including mixtures obtained from automobile exhaust. The results indicate that the mechanism's predictions are generally consistent with the experimental data. Volume 1 contains the introduction, the documentation of the chemical mechanism, and a discussion of the chamber and light intensity characterization.