Project at a Glance
Project Status: complete
Title: Quantification of evaporative running losses from light duty gasoline powered trucks
Principal Investigator / Author(s): McClement, Dennis
Contractor: Automotive Testing Laboratories, Inc.
Contract Number: A992-224
Research Program Area: Emissions Monitoring & Control
Topic Areas: Mobile Sources & Fuels
The purpose of this effort was to collect Running Loss Emission Data on a representative cross section of in-use, light-duty trucks to support the development of California specific emission factors. Eighteen randomly procured vehicles were tested. A total of 76 sequences were performed. Tests were performed using fuels at 9.0 psi RVP, ambient temperatures of 45, 95 and 105įF, and the LA-4 and NYCC driving sequences. Modified SHED sequences were performed on six vehicles. Results were consistent with previous studies.
For questions regarding this research project, including available data and progress status, contact: Heather Choi at (916) 322-3893
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