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Main Title The physical and chemical character of diesel particulate emissions : measurement techniques and fundamental considerations /
Author Lipkea, William H.
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Johnson, J. H.
Vuk, Carl T.,
Publisher Society of Automotive Engineers,
Year Published 1978
Report Number SP-430
OCLC Number 04004125
Subjects Diesel motor exhaust gas--Analysis--Congresses. ; Air--Pollution--Congresses.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELCM SAE SP-430 NVFEL Library/Ann Arbor, MI 06/16/2014
Collation 57 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
On cover: Congress and exposition, Cobo Hall, Detroit, February 27-March 3, 1978. "SP-430." Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
Collection methods are examined with examples given from current diesel dilution techniques. Probes, sampling lines, and instrumentation are considered. Methods of physical and chemical characterization are presented and examples from the current and prior diesel work at Michigan Technological University and elsewhere are given. The techniques used to characterize the chemical and physical nature of particulates in diesel exhaust emissions are reviewed. The emphasis is on the fundamental nature of not only diesel particulates, but particulate systems in general. Consideration is given to the special nature of particulates which make them significant pollutants and to the relative place of the diesel in the formation of man-made particles. The underlying combustion processes leading to carbon and sulfur based particulates are reviewed. The important variables in steps of the combustion processes which lead to particulate formation are considered, as well as major fuel and engine factors.