A Review of Engine Emissions Testing Methods for Environmental Sustainability

Minghao Wang


With the increase of vehicle ownership, vehicle emission pollution has become a major source of air pollution. The control of automobile pollutant emissions is one of the effective methods to reduce air pollution. Domestic and foreign exhaust pollutant testing methods for in-use vehicles have been gradually developed from the original idling method to the double-idling method and the simple working condition method. There are many methods to test the exhaust pollutants of in-use vehicles, but the test operation cycle, gas analysis principle, cost, application occasions and the accuracy level of various testing methods are different. This paper introduces the idling method, the working condition method and the on-board emission testing method for detecting vehicle emission pollutants. Two optimized methods for detecting automotive emission pollutants (namely the double-idle method and the simple transient working condition method) are also introduced.

Citation: Wang, M. (2022). A Review of Engine Emissions Testing Methods for Environmental Sustainability. Trends in Renewable Energy, 8(2), 96-106. DOI: 10.17737/tre.2022.8.2.00141


Emission characteristics; Detection methods; Air pollution; Idling method; Working condition method; On-board emission testing method

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