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Title: Development of co-relation between vehicle and stationary dynamometer-engine emissions
Authors: Kalam, M.A. 
Hamlaoui, A. 
Mahlia, T.M.I. 
Hassan, M.H. 
Muhammad Afifi, A.B. 
Uddin, M.A. 
Issue Date: 2005
Abstract: This paper presents experimental results carried out to develop co-relation and comparison between vehicle and stationary dynamometer-engine emissions with same engines specifications and brands. The dynamometer-engine has been setup with same load and speed as the vehicle's engine which is carried on the road. The vehicle's road load power carried by engine has been calculated and used in this investigation. The stationary engine's rotational speed has been converted to linear distance to compare specific fuel consumptions (SFC) with real specific fuel consumption (SFC) of the vehicle on the road. The vehicle has been run on road test at 70km/h, 90 km/h and 100 km/h for 100 km each time to measure fuel consumption. Beside this, both the engine and vehicle have been operated in idling condition to measure fuel consumption, CO and HC emissions. Proton vehicle with magma engine (4 cylinders) has been used in this investigation. Both the engine and vehicle have been retrofitted for two fuels namely gasoline fuel and compressed natural gas (CNG). An eddy current dynamometer model Froude Consine (model AG150) is used to test the engine. All the electronic equipment, together with its manipulative controls and indicators such as thermocouples are mounted on 'CP Cadet 10 (UK)' engine control unit. The engine control unit can control any speed and load applied to the dynamometer-engine. An autocheck model (974/5) and Bacharach model CA300NSX analyzers (standard version, k-type probe) have been used to measure the concentration CO and HC emissions. The results of this investigation will be used to predict the emissions and fuel consumption for road vehicles from stationary dynamometer - engine test. Copyright © 2005 by ASME.
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