Legislative aspects of diesel smoke control in South Africa and Europe, the procedures for measuring smoke density and the effect of control at the time of writing are discussed. Comparisons are made between on-load smoke emission and free acceleration tests for a number of different vehicles. The problems of high altitude operation and turbocharging are discussed. Suggestions are made for the possible improvement of control methods with guidelines for the future.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the International Conference on Air Pollution, sponsored by the South African Department of Health and held at Pretoria University, April 26-29, 1976.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Departement van Gesondheid van Suid-Afrika

    Pretoria,   South Africa 
  • Authors:
    • Tucker, L E
  • Publication Date: 1976

Media Info

  • Pagination: 19 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00149404
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Report/Paper Numbers: S.121
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 27 1977 12:00AM