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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Internal Combustion Engines

The Effect of Adding Oxygenated Compounds to Gasoline on Automotive Exhaust Emissions

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S. G. Poulopoulos, C. J. Philippopoulos

Department of Chemical Engineering, Chemical Process Engineering Laboratory, National Technical University of Athens, Heroon Politechneiou 9, Zographou Campus, GR, 157 80 Athens, Greece

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 125(1), 344-350 (Dec 27, 2002) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1501076 History: Received July 13, 2000; Revised December 05, 2001; Online December 27, 2002
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
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HC emissions at (A) engine and (B) tailpipe exhaust
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CO emissions at (A) engine and (B) tailpipe exhaust
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A typical chromatogram from GC-MS
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The concentrations of various compounds in engine-out exhaust emissions
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The concentrations of toxic compounds in engine-out exhaust emissions
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The concentrations of various compounds in tailpipe exhaust emissions
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The concentrations of toxic compounds in tailpipe exhaust emissions

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