A Novel Approach to Studying the Effect of Various Rapid Aging Cycles on the Performance of a High Tech Palladium Only Three Way Catalyst 941997
A new technique has been developed to assess the deterioration of hydrocarbon lightoff during FTP Phase 1. This method maps the dynamic real time data onto the hydrocarbon conversion/gas phase temperature plane to show the instantaneous hydrocarbon activity as a function of the exhaust temperature. Clearly, the map exhibits an apparent hysteresis bifurcation. The bifurcation is thought to be predominantly related to catalyst surface temperature. The hysteresis envelope of the map expands with aging severity. Therefore, the map can be used as a measure of catalyst deactivation.
Citation: Kumar, S., Hochmuth, J., and Heck, R., "A Novel Approach to Studying the Effect of Various Rapid Aging Cycles on the Performance of a High Tech Palladium Only Three Way Catalyst," SAE Technical Paper 941997, 1994, https://doi.org/10.4271/941997. Download Citation
S.V. Kumar, J. K. Hochmuth, R. M. Heck
International Fuels & Lubricants Meeting & Exposition
Progress in Emission Control Technologies-SP-1053, SAE 1994 Transactions: Journal of Fuels and Lubricants-V103-4