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Effect of CCV and OCV System in Heavy Duty CNG Engine on the Particulate Emissions 2021-26-0116

Due to increasing pollution and climatic cries, newly implemented BS-VI emission norms in India have stressed the reduction of emission. For which many automobiles have been shifted to alternate fuels like CNG. Also, the Indian Automotive market is fuel economy cautious. This challenges to focus on improving fuel economy but without an increase in emissions. Crankcase blow-by gases can be an important source of particulate emission as well as other regulated and unregulated emissions. They can also contribute to the loss of lubricating oil and fouling of surface and engine components. Closed Crankcase Ventilation (CCV) or Open Crankcase Ventilation (OCV) is capable to reduce particulate emissions by removing the oil mist that is caused mainly due to blow-by in the combustion chamber. This paperwork is focused, to measure the effectiveness of the CCV and OCV systems on the engine-out emissions, primarily on the particulate emissions. A comparative analysis of these crankcase ventilation systems is made by monitoring various parameters, like engine speed, torque, crankcase pressure, engine blow-by, etc. to analyze the effectiveness of these systems for the reduction in particulate emissions.


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