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Title: Anti-air pollution & energy conservation system for automobiles using leaded or unleaded gasoline, diesel or alternate fuel

Abstract

Exhaust gases from an internal combustion engine operating with leaded or unleaded gasoline or diesel or natural gas, are used for energizing a high-speed gas turbine. The convoluting gas discharge causes a first separation stage by stratifying of heavier and lighter exhaust gas components that exit from the turbine in opposite directions, the heavier components having a second stratifying separation in a vortex tube to separate combustible pollutants from non-combustible components. The non-combustible components exit a vortex tube open end to atmosphere. The lighter combustible, pollutants effected in the first separation are bubbled through a sodium hydroxide solution for dissolving the nitric oxide, formaldehyde impurities in this gas stream before being piped to the engine air intake for re-combustion, thereby reducing the engine's exhaust pollution and improving its fuel economy. The combustible, heavier pollutants from the second separation stage are piped to air filter assemblies. This gas stream convoluting at a high-speed through the top stator-vanes of the air filters, centrifugally separates the coalescent water, aldehydes, nitrogen dioxides, sulfates, sulfur, lead particles which collect at the bottom of the bowl, wherein it is periodically released to the roadway. Whereas, the heavier hydrocarbon, carbon particles are piped through the air filter'smore » porous element to the engine air intake for re-combustion, further reducing the engine's exhaust pollution and improving its fuel economy.« less

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (14346 Jacob La., Centreville, VA 20120-3305)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Gulf Research Laboratory (Pittsburgh, PA)
OSTI Identifier:
874481
Patent Number(s):
6398851
Application Number:
09/656,732
Assignee:
Bose; Ranendra K. (14346 Jacob La., Centreville, VA 20120-3305) OSTI
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
anti-air; pollution; energy; conservation; automobiles; leaded; unleaded; gasoline; diesel; alternate; fuel; exhaust; gases; internal; combustion; engine; operating; natural; gas; energizing; high-speed; turbine; convoluting; discharge; causes; separation; stage; stratifying; heavier; lighter; components; exit; opposite; directions; vortex; tube; separate; combustible; pollutants; non-combustible; atmosphere; effected; bubbled; sodium; hydroxide; solution; dissolving; nitric; oxide; formaldehyde; impurities; stream; piped; air; intake; re-combustion; reducing; engines; improving; economy; filter; assemblies; top; stator-vanes; filters; centrifugally; separates; coalescent; water; aldehydes; nitrogen; dioxides; sulfates; sulfur; lead; particles; collect; bottom; bowl; periodically; released; roadway; hydrocarbon; carbon; porous; element; gas stream; gas turbine; internal combustion; combustion engine; natural gas; gas discharge; air pollution; /95/55/60/96/

Citation Formats

Bose, Ranendra K. Anti-air pollution & energy conservation system for automobiles using leaded or unleaded gasoline, diesel or alternate fuel. United States: N. p., 2002. Web.
Bose, Ranendra K. Anti-air pollution & energy conservation system for automobiles using leaded or unleaded gasoline, diesel or alternate fuel. United States.
Bose, Ranendra K. Tue . "Anti-air pollution & energy conservation system for automobiles using leaded or unleaded gasoline, diesel or alternate fuel". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/874481.
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title = {Anti-air pollution & energy conservation system for automobiles using leaded or unleaded gasoline, diesel or alternate fuel},
author = {Bose, Ranendra K.},
abstractNote = {Exhaust gases from an internal combustion engine operating with leaded or unleaded gasoline or diesel or natural gas, are used for energizing a high-speed gas turbine. The convoluting gas discharge causes a first separation stage by stratifying of heavier and lighter exhaust gas components that exit from the turbine in opposite directions, the heavier components having a second stratifying separation in a vortex tube to separate combustible pollutants from non-combustible components. The non-combustible components exit a vortex tube open end to atmosphere. The lighter combustible, pollutants effected in the first separation are bubbled through a sodium hydroxide solution for dissolving the nitric oxide, formaldehyde impurities in this gas stream before being piped to the engine air intake for re-combustion, thereby reducing the engine's exhaust pollution and improving its fuel economy. The combustible, heavier pollutants from the second separation stage are piped to air filter assemblies. This gas stream convoluting at a high-speed through the top stator-vanes of the air filters, centrifugally separates the coalescent water, aldehydes, nitrogen dioxides, sulfates, sulfur, lead particles which collect at the bottom of the bowl, wherein it is periodically released to the roadway. Whereas, the heavier hydrocarbon, carbon particles are piped through the air filter's porous element to the engine air intake for re-combustion, further reducing the engine's exhaust pollution and improving its fuel economy.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2002},
month = {6}
}

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