Advanced Emission Speciation Methodologies for the Auto/Oil Air Quality Improvement Research Program - I. Hydrocarbons and Ethers 920320
An analytical method for the determination of hydrocarbon and ether emissions from gasoline-, methanol-, and flexible-fueled vehicles is described. This method was used in Phase I of the Auto/Oil Air Quality Improvement Research Program to provide emissions data for various vehicles using individual reformulated gasolines and alternate fuels. These data would then be used for air modeling studies. Emission samples for tailpipe, evaporative, and running loss were collected in Tedlar bags. Gas chromatographic analysis of the emissions samples included 140 components (hydrocarbons, ethers, alcohols and aldehydes) between C1 and C12 in a single analysis of 54-minutes duration. Standardization, quality control procedures, and inter-laboratory comparisons developed and completed as part of this program are also described.
Citation: Jensen, T., Siegl, W., Richert, J., Lipari, F. et al., "Advanced Emission Speciation Methodologies for the Auto/Oil Air Quality Improvement Research Program - I. Hydrocarbons and Ethers," SAE Technical Paper 920320, 1992, https://doi.org/10.4271/920320. Download Citation
Trescott E. Jensen, Walter O. Siegl, Joel F.O. Richert, Frank Lipari, Jeffrey F. Loo, Arnold Prostak, John E. Sigsby
Ford Motor Co., General Motors Proving Grounds
International Congress & Exposition
Auto/Oil Air Quality Improvement Research Program-SP-0920, SAE 1992 Transactions: Journal of Fuels & Lubricants-V101-4