Investigation on An Innovative Hydrocarbon Sensor for Real Drive Emissions

Authors

  • Muhammad Nor Azril Zulkafli Faculty of Mechanical & Automotive Engineering Technology, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 26600 Pekan, Pahang, Malaysia
  • Norazlianie Sazali Faculty of Mechanical & Automotive Engineering Technology, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 26600 Pekan, Pahang, Malaysia
  • Saiful Anwar Che Ghani Faculty of Mechanical & Automotive Engineering Technology, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 26600 Pekan, Pahang, Malaysia
  • Maurice Kettner Hochschule Karlsruhe-Technik und Wirtschaft, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, 76012 Karlsruhe, Germany

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37934/arfmts.84.2.3949

Keywords:

Hot water system, Hydraulic piping, Energy saving, Controller system

Abstract

European law specifies limit values (and test methods) for pollutant emissions from light duty vehicles and heavy-duty engines including carbon monoxide (CO), hydrocarbons (HC), nitrogen oxide (NOx) and particulates, which are considered dangerous to human health. The internal combustion engines nowadays have strict regulation for emissions that resulted in the growth of demands for measuring methods and the measuring technology. WLTC is a new procedure that replaced the existing New European Diving Cycle (NEDC) to make the emissions become more effective when do the test in laboratory or in real traffic driving. The aim of this research is to investigate suitability of the sensor principle for HC measurement based on tests and their evaluations. The hydrocarbon sensor used to detect the HC by thermal ionization, which produces an ion current as the output voltage of the sensor. The results obtained by the ion measurement concept show that the optimization of the combustion process can be developed through simple mean.

Author Biographies

Muhammad Nor Azril Zulkafli, Faculty of Mechanical & Automotive Engineering Technology, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 26600 Pekan, Pahang, Malaysia

azrilzlkfl@gmail.com

Norazlianie Sazali, Faculty of Mechanical & Automotive Engineering Technology, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 26600 Pekan, Pahang, Malaysia

Corresponding author.
E-mail address: azlianie@ump.edu.my

Saiful Anwar Che Ghani, Faculty of Mechanical & Automotive Engineering Technology, Universiti Malaysia Pahang, 26600 Pekan, Pahang, Malaysia

Corresponding author.
E-mail address: anwarcg@ump.edu.my

Maurice Kettner, Hochschule Karlsruhe-Technik und Wirtschaft, Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences, 76012 Karlsruhe, Germany

Maurice.Kettner@h-ka.de

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Rozy, Nurain, Norazlianie Sazali, Saiful Anwar Che Ghani, and Maurice Kettner. "Innovative Hydrocarbon Sensor for Real Drive Emission Testing: Optimization of the Gas Inlet." Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences 84, no. 1 (2021): 1-10. https://doi.org/10.37934/arfmts.84.1.110

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Published

2021-07-12

How to Cite

Zulkafli, M. N. A. ., Sazali, N., Che Ghani, S. A. ., & Kettner, M. . (2021). Investigation on An Innovative Hydrocarbon Sensor for Real Drive Emissions. Journal of Advanced Research in Fluid Mechanics and Thermal Sciences, 84(2), 39–49. https://doi.org/10.37934/arfmts.84.2.3949

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