Handbook of Air Pollution from Internal Combustion Engines

1st Edition

Pollutant Formation and Control

Print ISBN: 9780123911841
eBook ISBN: 9780080532752
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 2nd March 1998
Page Count: 663
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This handbook is an important and valuable source for engineers and researchers in the area of internal combustion engines pollution control. It provides an excellent updated review of available knowledge in this field and furnishes essential and useful information on air pollution constituents, mechanisms of formation, control technologies, effects of engine design, effects of operation conditions, and effects of fuel formulation and additives. The text is rich in explanatory diagrams, figures and tables, and includes a considerable number of references.

Key Features

  • An important resource for engineers and researchers in the area of internal combustion engines and pollution control
  • Presents and excellent updated review of the available knowledge in this area
  • Written by 23 experts
  • Provides over 700 references and more than 500 explanatory diagrams, figures and tables


Automotive and mechanical engineers; car and engine manufacturers

Table of Contents

Overview: J.B. Heywood, Motor Vehicle Emissions Control: Past Achievements, Future Prospects. Global Aspects: E. Sher, Environmental Aspects of Air Pollution. R. Carel, Health Aspects of Air Pollution. P.O. Plaut and S.E. Plaut, Economic and Planning Aspects of Transportation Emission. Spark-Ignition Engines: R. Stone, Introductory Chapter: Overview and the Role of Engines with Optical Access. S. Hochgreb, Combustion RelatedEmissions in Engines. M. Dulger, Pollution from Rotary Internal Combustion Engines. B.E. Milton, Control Technologies in Spark Ignition Engines. Compression-Ignition Engines: F. Pischinger, Introductory Chapter: The Diesel Enginefor Cars--Is There a Future? J.G. Hawley, C.J. Brace, F.J.Wallace, and R.W Horrocks, Combustion Related Emissions in Engines. S.J. Charlton, Control Technologies in Compression Ignition Engines. Two-Stroke Engines: C.C. Stan, Introductory Chapter: From a Simple Engine to an Electronically-Controlled Gasdynamic System. Y. Ikeda, T. Nakjima, and E. Sher, Air-Pollution from Small Two-Stroke Engines and Technologies to Control It. S. Henningsen, Air-Pollution from Large Two-Stroke Diesel Engines and Technologies to Control It. Fuels: D.R. Blackmore, Introductory Chapter: Fuel Effects. Y. Zvirin, M. Gutman, and L. Tartakovsky, Fuel Effects on Emissions. References. Appendices: National Gasoline Specifications. National Specifications for Automotive Diesel Fuel. US EPA Models for Calculation of Fuel Effects on Exhaust Emissions.


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"...an excellant starting point for any research on the cause, impact and control of air pollution from internal combustion engines." --E-Streams, Vol. 2, Issue 4, 1999