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Main Title Design Criteria for Hydrogen Burning Engines.
Author Schoeppe, Roger J. ;
CORP Author Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater. School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering.
Year Published 1971
Report Number EPA-EHSH-70-103; 0901;
Stock Number PB-205 815
Additional Subjects ( Design criteria ; Internal combustion engines) ; ( Internal combustion engines ; Hydrogen) ; Fossil fuels ; Air pollution ; Exhaust gases ; Combustion products ; Nitrogen oxide(NO) ; Crankcases ; Ignition systems ; Experimental design ; Hydrogen engines
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-205 815 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 157p
Laboratory experiments have demostrated hydrogen not only to be an excellent substitute for conventional hydrocarbon fuels in internal combustion engines but also to have the inherent qualities necessary for a permanent solution to the air pollution problem. This conclusion was reached after extensive tests were conducted with an air-cooled single-cylinder gasoline engine converted to run on hydrogen. The engine's operational characteristics compared favorable with those of its gasoline counterpart. Furthermore, the NOX content of the exhaust was an order of magnitude lower than that expected from a gasoline engine. Trace amounts of unburned hydrocarbons and carbon oxides, also present, originated from the lubricating oil. It was concluded from these experiments that a multi-cylinder automotive engine converted to run on hydrogen should be able to meet the 1975/76 Federal Emission Standards. (Author)