Meeting the requirements of heavy-duty engine emissions regulations is a challenge for all engine manufacturers. Since the introduction of Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) in medium and heavy-duty diesel engines, these systems have become more sophisticated and tightly integrated with emission control systems.
This 2-day seminar will explore the advantages and disadvantages of EGR and the most effective implementation of various EGR systems. This seminar will begin by defining EGR and why it is used in diesel engines, along with an explanation of the mechanisms by which EGR is able to reduce NOx. This seminar will then move into implementation of EGR systems and examples of these systems on medium and heavy-duty diesel engines. In addition, the impact of EGR on various engine components will be discussed and will include EGR coolers, valves and piping. Finally, a section will be devoted to the comparison between EGR and SCR and their future roles in reducing NOx emissions, as well as their impact on fuel efficiency and CO2 emissions. Emphasized in this comparison is the use of EGR in novel combustion systems and its ability to reduce emissions in-cylinder.
Dr. Khair holds a B.S. in Automotive Engineering from Cairo, Egypt, a M.S. in Thermodynamics from the University of Birmingham, England, a MBA from Michigan State University USA, and a Ph.D. in Engineering Management from Warren National University. Dr. Khair holds 20 US patents in the areas of fuel injection, turbocharging, exhaust gas recirculation and filtration, and diesel aftertreatment systems.
SAE Members: $1096.00 - $1233.00
You must complete all course contact hours and successfully pass the learning assessment to obtain CEUs.
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