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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Internal Combustion Engines

A Comprehensive Model to Predict Three-Way Catalytic Converter Performance

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T. Shamim, H. Shen, S. Sengupta

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Michigan, Dearborn, MI 48128-1491

S. Son, A. A. Adamczyk

Chemical Engineering Department, Ford Scientific Research Laboratory, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, MI 48121

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 124(2), 421-428 (Mar 26, 2002) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1424295 History: Received December 01, 1999; Revised May 01, 2001; Online March 26, 2002
Copyright © 2002 by ASME
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Schematic of a catalytic converter
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Effect of time step on transient CO emission and substrate temperature
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Comparison of model prediction and experimental measurements at steady-state conditions
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Comparison of hydrocarbon (HC) emissions between model predictions and experimental measurements during the first 100 seconds of the federal test procedure (FTP) (a) instantaneous hydrocarbon (HC) emissions; (b) measured air-fuel ratio versus time; (c) cumulative hydrocarbon (HC) emissions
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Comparison of CO emission between model predictions and experimental measurements during the first 100 seconds of the federal test procedure (FTP)
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Comparison of NO emission between model predictions and experimental measurements during the first 100 seconds of the federal test procedure (FTP)
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HC emissions versus time during the federal test procedure (FTP) and European test cycles

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