VOLUME AND TEMPERATURE INFLUENCES ON THE EFFECTIVENESS OF OF LEAN THERMAL REACTORS

Thirty feet of stainless tubing with a volume of over 1200 in.3 was added to the exhaust manifold of a 4 cylinder engine. The entire assembly was insulated to serve as a constant temperature "lean reactor". Exhaust emission and temperature measurements at various points along the "reactor" provided data on the extent of the HC and CO oxidation reactions as a function of reactor volume. Mass flow calculations were made to calculate exhaust gas residence times. Limited data are also presented on the effect of exhaust flow rate on mixing. /SAE/

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  • Pagination: 12 p.

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  • Accession Number: 00096463
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Society of Automotive Engineers
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE #741168
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 13 1975 12:00AM