Alternative Fuels Utilization and the Automotive Emission Certification Process.
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Energy .
Written in English


  • Gasohol.,
  • Synthetic fuels.,
  • Air -- Pollution.,
  • Motor fuels.,
  • Biomass energy.,
  • Automobiles -- Motors -- Exhaust gas.,
  • Internal combustion engines, spark ignition -- Alternative fuels.

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The Physical Object
Pagination36 p. $0.00 C.1.
Number of Pages36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17585783M

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A continuous rise in the consumption of gasoline, diesel, and other petroleum-based fuels will eventually deplete reserves and deteriorate the environment, Alternative Transportation Fuels: Utilisation in Combustion Engines explores the feasibility of using alternative fuels that could pave the way for the sustained operation of the transport sector. It assesses the potential avenues for using different alternative fuels in the transport sector, highlights several types of transport . Designed specifically to correlate with the NATEF program, and updated throughout to correlate to the latest NATEF and ASE tasks, Automotive Fuel and Emissions Control Systems, 4/e combines topics in engine performance (ASE A8 content area) with topics covered in the advanced engine performance (L1) ASE test content area. The result is cost-efficient, easy /5(6). Emissions Comparison of Alternative Fuels in an Advanced Automotive Diesel Engine. Exhaust emissions mappings were conducted for six alternative diesel fuels in a Daimler-Benz (DB) OM6l1 diesel engine. The OM6l 1 engine is a L, direct-injection diesel with a Bosch, high-pressure, common-rail, fuel-injection system. Abstract. The global search for renewable fuels has sparked fervent curiosity in both bioproducts and biofuels. This is in part to the growing concerns over global warming with the thought that carbon dioxide emission can be curbed through the implementation of sustainably converted biomass into biofuels and value-added bioproducts that are in high demand.

Compliance and fuel economy data for vehicles and engines; Regulations for emissions from vehicles and engines; Importing vehicles and engines; Violations and recalls of vehicles and engines; Fuel economy. Contents CatalyticReforming 47 Alkylation, Isomerization, andPolymerization 49 Alkylation 49 Isomerization 50 Polymerization 51 FinishingProcesses 51 CausticWashing 51 MeroxTreating 51 Hydrodesulfurization 52 SourcesofHydrogen 53 OxygenatedGasolineComponents 53 Alcohols 54 File Size: KB. The Interagency Committee on Alternative Fuels and Low Emission Vehicles (INTERFUEL) working group was established in to help federal agencies share fleet best management practices. INTERFUEL focuses on the addition of alternative fuel vehicles into federal fleets as well as other vehicle technologies, online fleet tools, and management case studies. The Information Source for Alternative Fuels and Advanced Vehicles. The Alternative Fuels Data Center (AFDC) provides information, data, and tools to help fleets and other transportation decision makers find ways to reach their energy and economic goals through the use of alternative and renewable fuels, advanced vehicles, and other fuel-saving measures.

Manufacturers certifying to the CFV standards must meet the standard that applies to the alternative fuel for the model year for which certification is being requested. In other words, a model year vehicle converted and being certified to CFV standards in must meet the emissions standards. The AVL Emission Testing Handbook focuses on the second part of emission legislation. The purpose is to give a generic overview of an engine or vehicle emission testing life cycle. It shows which emission testing and measurement methods are used in development and which methods are accepted for certification and type approval tests. For example, if the RAF of the alternative fuel is , then 2 g of alternative fuel emissions would have the same ozone-forming potential as 1 g of baseline fuel emissions. At present, the method for calculating the reactivities of individual compounds involves using an EKMA-type box model, exercised for about 75 trajectories representing. AFLEET uses EPA’s MOVES model and annual emission certification results to compare alternative fuels with conventional counterparts – Updating based on latest research EPA light- & heavy-duty standards have becoming increasingly strict Both conventional and alternative fuels have made significant reductions to meet those standards – Alt fuels continue to have .