Trends Of Vehicular Emissions Due To The Effect Of Ethos® FR As Fuel Additive

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Title: Trends Of Vehicular Emissions Due To The Effect Of Ethos® FR As Fuel Additive
Author: Satyanarayan, Shruthi
Abstract: The main objective of this research was to observe if the addition of the fuel additive Ethos Fuel Reformulator significantly reduced the emissions of CO , CO2 , HC and NOX from a light duty vehicle . Data collection was carried out before and after the application of Ethos FR for both Peak and Off -peak traffic conditions , on highway as well as arterial test track . The OBS -1300 analyzed second by second concentrations of the tailpipe emissions . Data analysis was conducted and the following results were observed . 1 . There was a significant reduction in NOx Emissions , with the maximum of 45 % in the Arterial Idling mode . 2 . A reduction in CO and CO2 was observed in Arterial track ; a slight increase was observed in CO and CO2 emissions for the Highway track . 3 . An increase in the emissions of HC was observed in all the modes except the Highway test track for peak conditions .
URI: http : / /hdl .handle .net /10106 /481
Date: 2007-08-23

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Trends Of Vehicular Emissions Due To The Effect Of Ethos® FR As Fuel Additive. Available electronically from http : / /hdl .handle .net /10106 /481 .

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