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Effects of Catalytic Reactors on Diesel Exhaust Composition.
Marshall-WF; Seizinger-DE; Freedman-RW
NTIS: PB 281 083 :9 pages
This Bureau of Mines report discusses tests conducted with four different catalytic reactor designs to determine the influences of exhaust treatment systems on emissions from diesel engines. Although there were significant differences in oxidation efficiencies at light to intermediate engine loads, all four catalysts were very effective in reducing emissions at heavy loads. Compositional determinations included carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, unburned hydrocarbons, oxides of nitrogen, aldehydes, sulfur dioxide, sulfates, and particulate loading. Particulate size, exhaust odor intensity, and the character of the unburned hydrocarbon component were also determined.
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS: PB 281 083
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