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Volume 118, 2017VII International Congress on Combustion Engines
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Analysis of tractor particulate emissions in a modified NRSC test after implementing a particulate filter in the exhaust system
1 Poznan University of Technology, Faculty of Machines and Transport, ul. Piotrowo 3, 60-965 Poznan, Poland
2 Industrial Institute of Agricultural Engineering, ul. Starolecka 31, 60-963 Poznan, Poland
* Corresponding author: email@example.com
Retrofitting, which means retrofitting old generation engine systems with modern exhaust after treatment systems, is becoming increasingly popular, which allow vehicles to adhere to the newer and more stringent emission norms. This can save the operators of such vehicles money using older engineered designs without the need to design a new unit or buy an expensive new machine or vehicle. At present, there is a growing interest in emissions from off-road vehicles and the introduction of minimum limits for older vehicles that must be met in order to be able to allow for their operation. For the purposes of this article, the Stage IIIA farm tractor has been fitted with a particulate filter in the exhaust system. The study investigated the impact of the use of exhaust after treatment systems on particle emissions in terms of mass, size distribution and number using PEMS analyzers in the modified NRSC stationary test by engine loading, using a mobile engine dynamometer and comparison of test results.
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