Evaluation of oxygen-enrichment system for alternative fuel vehicles

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This report presents results on the reduction in exhaust emissions achieved by using oxygen-enriched intake air on a flexible fuel vehicle (FFV) that used Indolene and M85 as test fuels. The standard federal test procedure (FTP) and the US Environmental Protection Agency`s (EPA`s) off-cycle (REP05) test were followed. The report also provides a review of literature on the oxygen membrane device and design considerations. It presents information on the sources and contributions of cold-phase emissions to the overall exhaust emissions from light-duty vehicles (LDVs) and on the various emission standards and present-day control technologies under consideration. The effects of oxygen-enriched ... continued below

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Poola, R.B.; Sekar, R.R. & Ng, H.K. December 1, 1995.

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This report presents results on the reduction in exhaust emissions achieved by using oxygen-enriched intake air on a flexible fuel vehicle (FFV) that used Indolene and M85 as test fuels. The standard federal test procedure (FTP) and the US Environmental Protection Agency`s (EPA`s) off-cycle (REP05) test were followed. The report also provides a review of literature on the oxygen membrane device and design considerations. It presents information on the sources and contributions of cold-phase emissions to the overall exhaust emissions from light-duty vehicles (LDVs) and on the various emission standards and present-day control technologies under consideration. The effects of oxygen-enriched intake air on FTP and off-cycle emissions are discussed on the basis of test results. Conclusions are drawn from the results and discussion, and different approaches for the practical application of this technology in LDVs are recommended.

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OSTI as DE96010709

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  • Other: DE96010709
  • Report No.: ANL/ESD/TM--134
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • DOI: 10.2172/231538 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 231538
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc664281

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Poola, R.B.; Sekar, R.R. & Ng, H.K. Evaluation of oxygen-enrichment system for alternative fuel vehicles, report, December 1, 1995; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc664281/: accessed October 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.