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Optimizing the Advanced Ceramic Material for Diesel Particulate Filter Applications
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published April 16, 2007 by SAE International in United States
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This paper describes the application of pore-scale filtration simulations to the advanced ceramic material (ACM) developed for use in advanced diesel particulate filters. The application required the generation of a three-dimensional substrate geometry to provide the boundary conditions for the flow model. An innovative stochastic modeling technique was applied matching chord length distribution and the porosity profile of the material. Additional experimental validation was provided by the single-channel experimental apparatus.
Results show that the stochastic reconstruction techniques provide flexibility and appropriate accuracy for the modeling efforts. Early investigation efforts imply that needle length may provide a mechanism for adjusting performance of the ACM for diesel particulate filter (DPF) applications. New techniques have been developed to visualize soot deposition in both traditional and new DPF substrate materials. Loading experiments have been conducted on a variety of single-channel DPF substrates to develop a deeper understanding of soot penetration, soot deposition characteristics, and to confirm modeling results.
- Heather Dillon - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
- Mark Stewart - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
- Gary Maupin - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
- Tom Gallant - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
- Cheng Li - Dow Automotive
- Frank Mao - Dow Automotive
- Aleksander Pyzik - Dow Automotive
- Ravi Ramanathan - Dow Automotive
CitationDillon, H., Stewart, M., Maupin, G., Gallant, T. et al., "Optimizing the Advanced Ceramic Material for Diesel Particulate Filter Applications," SAE Technical Paper 2007-01-1124, 2007, https://doi.org/10.4271/2007-01-1124.
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