exhaust emission control


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  • exhaust emission control system — A general term for any system that reduces the harmful exhaust emissions of a motor vehicle, including one or all of the following systems: catalytic converter (with or without oxygen sensor air/fuel control), exhaust gas recirculation, secondary …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • emission control — A system for restricting the amount of noxious emissions. There are two standards for emission controls: level E for Europe and the more stringent level U for the United States. See exhaust emission control evaporative emission control system …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • emission control system — See evaporative emission control system exhaust emission control system …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • emission control — emission control, regulation of the amount of pollutants released into the air, as from the exhaust of a motor vehicle, the smoke from manufacturing processes of a factory, or the heat from air conditioning units of a building: »Emission… …   Useful english dictionary

  • emission-control system — ▪ automotive technology       in automotive engineering, means employed to limit the discharge of noxious gases from the internal combustion engine. There are four main sources of these gases: the engine exhaust, the crankcase, the fuel tank, and …   Universalium

  • Sulphur Emission Control Area — Mit Sulphur Emission Control Area (SECA) wurden Regionen bezeichnet, in denen der Ausstoß von Schwefel und Schwefeloxiden durch Seeschiffe eingeschränkt werden soll. Heutzutage werden diese Regionen als Emission Control Area (ECA) bezeichnet.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • control — [1] A device or mechanism for adjusting a component. See cruise control. [2] The ability of the driver to make a vehicle perform as required. [3] To regulate. [4] Automatic or manual device used to stop, start, and/or regulate flow of gas, liquid …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • control system — All of the components required for the automatic control of a process variable. See active noise control system anti spin regulation traction control system engine control system evaporation control system evaporative emission control system… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • emission controls — See exhaust emission control …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • emission — The passing of gases and other toxic substances into the atmosphere. Also see automotive emissions crankcase emissions evaporative emission control system evaporative emissions exhaust emission controls exhaust emissions low emission low …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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