WIT Press

Diesel Exhaust, Particulate Matter, Health Risks And Control

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AIR930661

Volume

1

Pages

12

Published

1993

Size

1,009 kb

Author(s)

A.F. Romero Lopez & A.A. Rojas Salgado

Abstract

The carcinogenic effects of Diesel Particulate Matter (DPM), are briefly reviewed from old and recent publications in the technical literature. Some improvements within the engine construction, specially modifications to the engine design have been proposed by several engine manufacturers, in order to decrease as much as possible, within the engine itself, the particulate matter generation. Along with the engine manufacturers improvements, the oil companies have also put a substantial effort to improve both fuels and lubricants. The objective of these measures is to practically eiliminate the sulphur

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