Study of thermal characteristics, fuel consumption and emissions during cold start using an on-board measuring method for SI car real world urban driving 2007-01-2065
Exhaust emissions were measured under real world urban driving conditions using a set of in-vehicle FTIR emission measurement system, which is able to measure 65 emission components simultaneously at a rate of 0.5 Hz. The test vehicle was a EURO 2 emission compliant SI car equipped with real time fuel consumption measurement and temperature measurement along the exhaust pipe across the catalyst allowing the matching of thermal characteristics to emission profiles and monitor fuel consumption.
The temperature profile indicated that the light-off of the catalyst took about 150∼200 seconds. The warm up of the lubricating oil and coolant water required a longer time than the catalyst did. The impact of ambient temperatures on lubricating oil and coolant water warm ups was greater than that on the light-off of the catalyst. The heat loss and energy balance were calculated during the whole cycle period. The influence of cold start on fuel consumption was investigated. The exhaust emissions were also investigated as a function of warm up time and temperature.
Citation: Li, H., Andrews, G., Savvidis, D., Daham, B. et al., "Study of thermal characteristics, fuel consumption and emissions during cold start using an on-board measuring method for SI car real world urban driving," SAE Technical Paper 2007-01-2065, 2007, https://doi.org/10.4271/2007-01-2065. Download Citation
Hu Li, Gordon E Andrews, Dimitrios Savvidis, Basil Daham, Karl Ropkins, Margaret Bell, James Tate
School of Process, Environmental and Materials Engineering, The University of Leeds UK
JSAE/SAE International Fuels & Lubricants Meeting