Automobile Pollution & its Control

Course Name: 

TH806 Automobile Pollution & its Control


M.Tech (Thermal Engineering)


Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3


Characterization of pollution control, Primary pollutants, Air pollution and health, Air pollution and the environment, Laws and regulation, Pollutants from SI and CI engines. Methods of characterization and analysis, ts. Mechanisms of pollutant formation in SI and CI engines, factors affecting emissions from engines engine modifications to control emissions, exhaust after treatment in SI and CI engines, influence of fuel properties, fuel specifications, alternative fuels and their emissions, driving cycles, emission standards and regulatory test procedures, Economic challenges.


Paul Degobert, Automobiles and pollution, Technip, Paris Patterson D.J. and Henein N A. Emissions from combustion engine sand their control Ann Arbor Science Publishers, Michigan 1972 John B Heywood, Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals, McGraw Hill International Edition, Singapore, 1989 M.N Rao and H.V.N Rao, Air Pollution, Tata McGraw Hill. Crouse William, Automotive Emission Control,( Gregg Division check), McGraw Hill.


Mechanical Engineering

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Dr. S M Murigendrappa

Professor and Head,

Department of Mechanical Engineering,

National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK),


P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025 Karnataka, India.

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