Particulate Emissions from On-Road Vehicles

  • Andreas LimbeckEmail author
  • Christoph Puls
Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)


The short term standard defined by the European Union (Directive 2008/50/EC) (European Parliament, Council of the European Union 2008) for particulate matter smaller than 10 μm (PM10) is violated in many European cities (Querol et al. 2004; Van Dingenen et al. 2004), therefore the current air quality status of PM10 is under investigation in many countries, in particular to understand the source terms of the particulate matter and to propose a catalogue of measures to avoid further exceeding of the limiting value. For a targeted reduction of PM10 levels, detailed knowledge of sources and their respective contribution to the PM levels is required.


Emission Rate Emission Factor Elemental Carbon Road Dust Platinum Group Element 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Chemical Technologies and AnalyticsVienna University of TechnologyViennaAustria

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