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|Main Title||Consultant Report on an Evaluation of Catalytic Converters for Control of Automobile Exhaust Pollutants.|
|Author||Hightower, Joe W. ; Butt, John B. ; Ollis, David F. ; Wise., Henry ;|
|CORP Author||National Research Council, Washington, D.C. Committee on Motor Vehicle Emissions.;Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, D.C. Office of Mobile Source Air Pollution Control.|
|Stock Number||PB-242 092|
|Additional Subjects||Motor vehicle engines ; Exhaust emissions ; Air pollution control ; Performance evaluation ; Catalytic converters ; Diesel engines ; Rotary combustion engines ; Spark ignition engines ; Stratified charge engines ; Toxicology ; Degradation ; Air pollution control equipment ; Electric vehicles ; Fuels ; Economic analysis ; Automotive industry ; Technology assessment ; Catalytic reactors(Exhaust systems) ; Automobile exhaust|
An assessment was made of the status of catalysts for automotive emissions control and estimates of the future developments in catalytic converters, especially for oxides of nitrogen removal. The basic performance characteristics and durability, materials supply, toxicology of emissions, and kinetics and modeling of automobile catalysts are discussed.