Engine Emissions and Particle Counting - Advanced Topics on Filter Testing

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The American Filtration and Separations Society (AFS) is offering "Engine Emissions and Particle Counting - Advanced Topics on Filter Testing" training on Monday, October 5th at the Kensington Court Hotel in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This is one of several courses that kickoff the AFS 4th Biennial Emission Solutions Conference that runs through Thursday, October 8th at the Kensington Court Hotel in Ann Arbor.

Engine Emissions and Particle Counting - Advanced Topics on Filter Testing

The American Filtration and Separations Society (AFS) is offering "Engine Emissions and Particle Counting - Advanced Topics on Filter Testing" training on Monday, October 5th at the Kensington Court Hotel in Ann Arbor, Michigan. This is one of several courses that kickoff the AFS 4th Biennial Emission Solutions Conference that runs through Thursday, October 8th at the Kensington Court Hotel in Ann Arbor.

Global emission regulations have forced changes in diesel engines and led to the development of new measurement and testing procedures, for exhaust emissions, crankcase emissions, and for the fuel system. The objective of this short course is to provide practical information on testing associated with emissions control. It covers both the measurement of combustion byproducts, e.g., exhaust and crankcase emissions, and with maintaining the integrity of the fuel injection system required to meet emission regulations.

The course will begin with an overview of engine emission testing, including performance, certification, and verification of crankcase ventilation and emission control subsystems. For each gaseous and PM component, its formation mechanism and environmental impaction will be discussed. Instrument, requirements, and operation of measuring these pollutants will be specified. Recent development on regulatory testing procedures for ultra-low emissions will be introduced.

This course will benefit those newer to the field by providing a basic understanding of engine emissions and particle counting. For those attending the 2009 AFS Emission Solutions Conference, this course will provide background understanding for the technical sessions. Those involved in the design, testing, and use of aftertreatment systems, as well as those engaged in contamination control and filter media should attend.

The course precedes the AFS 4th Biennial Emission Solutions Conference that runs through Thursday, October 8th at the Kensington Court Hotel in Ann Arbor.

For information on the "Engine Emissions and Particle Counting - Advanced Topics on Filter Testing" training go to:
http://www.afssociety.org/fallshortcourse/engineemissions.html

For information on the AFS Emission Solutions Conference go to:
http://www.afssociety.org/fall2009/index.html

For information on other course offerings go to:
http://www.afssociety.org/fallshortcourse/index.htm

AFS is the premier organization in North America dedicated to R&D, problem solutions and technology transfer in filtration and separation for the benefit of industrial processes, individual health and a clean environment.

The AFS conferences and events bring together the industry leaders, presenting the greatest opportunity to meet and hear the newest information in filtration and separation technology.

Over the past two years over 300 organizations have sent representatives to AFS events. These companies understand the value of employees with knowledge of the latest information in filtration and separation technology.

For information on AFS go to:
http://www.afssociety.org

Contact:
Suzanne Sower
American Filtration and Separations Society
7608 Emerson Ave S.
Richfield, MN 55423
Phone: 612-861-1277
Fax: 612-861-7959

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