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Soot Reduction in Diesel Engines by Catalytic Effects

  • Richard S. Sapienza
  • Thomas Butcher
  • C. R. Krishna
  • Jeffrey Gaffney

Abstract

The diesel engine’s proven fuel economy and lower emissions of unburned hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide makes it a viable alternative to a gasoline automotive plant, but the inherent production of particulate matter (soot) threatens the expanded use of the diesel engine.

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Iron Carbide Diesel Engine Soot Formation Soot Emission Piston Crown 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Richard S. Sapienza
    • 1
  • Thomas Butcher
    • 1
  • C. R. Krishna
    • 1
  • Jeffrey Gaffney
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Energy and EnvironmentBrookhaven National LaboratoryUptonUSA

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