- Smog alert. // New Scientist;6/25/94, Vol. 142 Issue 1931, p3
Focuses on air pollution in Great Britain. Smog-related deaths in London, England; Pollution control measures by the government; Use of catalytic converters.
- Kemira's Ecocat purrs with new growth strategy. // European Chemical News;9/8/2003, Vol. 79 Issue 2067, p8
Reports on sales growth of Kemira Metalkat, renamed Ecocat, for 2003. Response of the company to changing customer demands; Production methods developed by Kemira; Information on catalytic converters of the company.
- The Continuing Story of the Catalytic Converter. Gorman, James // Sciences;Jul75, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p6
Examines the effectiveness of the catalytic converter in bringing pollution control in the United States. Role of the federal government in modifying the pollution control policies; Use of platinum-palladium catalyst on the converter; Details on the exhaust systems of the catalyst.
- Overseas countries exempted from catalytic converter removal. // Translog;Jul92, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p9
Lists overseas areas exempted from the removal of the catalytic converter on privately-owned vehicles (POV's). Includes Australia; Canada; Germany.
- Green Gasoline. McCosh, Dan // Popular Science;Jul2001, Vol. 259 Issue 1, p26
Focuses on the catalytic converter engine developed by General Motors Corp. that generate hydrogen directly from gasoline.
- Off to a dirty start. MacKenzie, Debora // New Scientist;09/20/97, Vol. 155 Issue 2100, p13
Reports on the limited environmental benefits of catalytic converters in automobiles. Capability to reduce nitrogen oxides, carbon monoxide and hydrocarbon pollution from cars; Emission of vast amounts of sulphur dioxide from factories in Russia that produce platinum and other metals used in...
- Funding boost for Coventry cat study. // Professional Engineering;05/13/98, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p13
Reports on the school of engineering at Coventry University receiving a grant from the DTI and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council to investigate methods to boost the performance of catalytic converters in cars. Details on the catalytic converters; Comments from Steve...
- In-line adsorber. Nagel, Jim // Design News;12/2/96, Vol. 52 Issue 24, p54
Features a design for in-line adsorbers of catalytic converters in automobiles.
- The validation of a two-dimensional transient catalyst model for direct injection two-stroke applications. McCullough, G; Douglas, R; Cunningham, G; Foley, L // Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers -- Part D;2001, Vol. 215 Issue 8, p935
This paper describes the detailed validation of a computer model designed to simulate the transient light-off in a two-stroke oxidation catalyst. A plug flow reactor is employed to provide measurements of temperature and gas concentration at various radial and axial locations inside the...