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Control of Diesel Exhaust Emissions in Underground Coal.
Stawsky A; Lawson A; Vergeer HC; Manicom B; Drummond W
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, OFR 47-87, 1987 Jan; :1-401
The report describes an experimental survey of diesel emission after-treatment control techniques, including water scrubbers, catalytic converters, exhaust gas recirculation, and soot filters. The use of two or more techniques in combination was tested for optimum control of all exhaust pollutants, and dynamometer data was developed for steady-state and computer-controlled simulated mines duty cycles operation of Deutz F6L-714 and F8L-413 engines. Exhaust quality indices were calculated from dynamometer data for comparisons among the control combinations examined.
Diesel engines; Exhaust emissions; Mining research; Coal mines; Underground mining; Contaminants; Filters; Control equipment
CP; Final Contract Report
NTIS Accession No.
OFR 47-87; Contract-H0199021
Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, OFR 47-87
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