Failure and Performance Elements of Catalytic Converter in Multi Cylinder Engine

  • Pavan B. ChaudhariEmail author
  • R. R. Arakerimath
Conference paper


The automotive emission becomes harmful day by day. The engine performance and exhaust after treatments systems need to be optimized to reduce. The catalytic converters are essential component for this purpose. The optimized catalytic converter design is utmost important as it plays vital role in eliminating undesirable emissions from mixing into environment. As Euro VI is enforced and India is migrating from BS IV to BS VI by skipping BS V. Achieving tougher new standards is critical job. The catalytic converter geometry optimization, light off behavior and performance parameters is required to be modified to achieve lesser emissions. The current work is going on three way catalytic converters I which two stage oxidation and single stage reduction takes place. The present study focuses on multistage catalytic converters performance and their light off behavior and Idling behavior along with Washcoats reactions and Fault diagnosis model for sulfur poisoning and thermal damage.


Catalytic converters performance Geometry Washcoats materials Thermo fluidic performance Fault diagnosis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.GHRCEM Savitribai Phule Pune UniversityPuneIndia

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