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Evaporative Emissions from Vehicles Operating on Methanol/Gasoline Blends
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published October 01, 1980 by SAE International in United States
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A series of evaporative emission tests was conducted to determine the influence of the addition of methanol to gasoline and length of service on evaporative emissions from light-duty vehicles. Results from these tests show that using a 10% methanol/90% gasoline blend increases evaporative emissions by 130% for short-term use and 220% for long-term use relative to the evaporative emissions produced using a reference gasoline. The evaporative hydrocarbon emissions produced when the vehicles were operating on the methanol blend had a slightly higher photochemical reactivity than those produced from the reference gasoline.
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CitationStamper, K., "Evaporative Emissions from Vehicles Operating on Methanol/Gasoline Blends," SAE Technical Paper 801360, 1980, https://doi.org/10.4271/801360.
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