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Designing Transportation Fuels for a Cleaner Environment

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Edited By: John Reynolds and Rashid Khan

Taylor & Francis

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #99049 | ISBN: 1560328134
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Analysis of the scientific and engineering response to the CAA. The Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990 require fuel producers to reformulate the chemistry of gasoline in an effort to reduce emissions; The U.S. EPA implemented a two-phase program of ever-more restrictive emission requirements. Phase 1 was enacted in 1995 in a two-part process, the second part of which began in January 1998. Phase II will go into effect in 2000 and will require even lower levels of emissions. .


1. Impact of Clean Air Act on Fuel Production and Use John Reynolds, Donald Cronauer and M. Rashid Kahn 2. The Clean Air Act - Impact on the fuels Industry. Background...And Future? James Kulakowski 3. Fuel Reformulation and Emission Abatement in Europe and Japan Herman Lovink 4. Oxygenated Fuels to Reduce Ambient Carbon Monoxide Concentrations Larry Anderson, John Lanning and Pamela Wolfe 5. Impact of Fuel Sulphur and Test Temperature on IM240 Exhaust Emissions Donald Beck and William Short 6. The Role of Fuel Additives in Formulating Clean Transportation Fuels T. Henly, A. Kulinowski and J. Roos 7. Methanol vs. Ethanol - 1997 G. James, P. Richards and S. Wilmes 8. Isobutanol Synthesis from Syngas C.H. Finkelder, B. Jaeger, W. Keim and K. Verkerk 9. Dimethyl Carbonate Production for Fuel Additives Y. Okada, T. Kondoh and S. Asaoka 10. The Performance of di-t-Butyl Peroxide as Cetane Improver in Diesel Fuels M. Nandi 11. Alkylate: A Key for Cleaner Burning Gasoline J. Peterson 12. Maximising the FCC's Potential for RFG Production Lark Chapin 13. Studying the Chemistry of the FCCU Regenorator in the Laboratory Under Realistic Conditions G. Yaluris and A. Peters 14. Benzene Reduction Using OCTGAIN: a New Way Meet RFG Specifications P. Durand, N. Collins, R. Hu, J. Trewella and T. Hilbert 15. Mesoporous Molecular Sieve MCM-41 Supported Pt and Pd Catalyst for Low-Temperature Hydrogenation of Aromatics in Distillate Fuels Kondam Madhusudan Reddy and Chunshan Song 16. The Analysis of Reformulated Gasolines Using Fast Gas Chromotography/Mass Spectrometry Donald Drinkwater and Vincent Nero

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