Improving Air Quality: Progress and Challenges for the Auto Industry

Improving Air Quality: Progress and Challenges for the Auto Industry

By: John K. Pearson (author)Hardback

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This book describes the present state of knowledge regarding the nature of air pollutants, their sources, and their real and potential effects on health. Featuring in-depth analyses of the air quality improvement programs in both the United States and Europe. 'Improving Air Quality' provides automotive engineers with practical information on the progress that has already been made, and the possibilities for further advances which can lead to increasing environmental improvements. Chapters cover: The Sources of Air Pollution; Tackling the Problem by Legislation; Air Quality Models; Emissions Inventories; The United States Air Quality Improvement Research Program; The European Auto Oil Programme; Improvements in Air Quality; The Way Forward. Though primarily aimed at automotive engineers, this book will also provide insight to those in the fuel and oil industries, researchers, and legislators. 'The approach in reducing air quality problems must be based on teamwork,' author John K. Pearson writes, 'in which engineers and fuel technologists work closely with local and national government experts as well as the legislators.'

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Product Details

  • publication date: 15/01/2001
  • ISBN13: 9780768002362
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 238
  • ID: 9780768002362
  • weight: 522
  • ISBN10: 0768002362

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