A comparison of the air pollution of gasoline and CNG driven car for Malaysia

Jahirul, M.I. and Saidur, Rahman and Hasanuzzaman, M. and Masjuki, Haji Hassan and Kalam, M.A. (2007) A comparison of the air pollution of gasoline and CNG driven car for Malaysia. International Journal of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, 2 (2). pp. 130-138. ISSN 18230334

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Abstract

In order for saving the constrained resources and preservation of environment, the natural gas is a proven low cost and low emission alternative fuel to petroleum fuels for all types of motor vehicles. It is being widely used throughout the globe. In Malaysia, still millions of vehicles are plying on use of petroleum fuels. These fuels release huge emissions to the environment. Definitely, this adversely affects the natural ecosystem. In this backdrop, a study is felt important to predict the trend of emissions of anti-body gases released by cars in Malaysia for use of liquid fuels and natural gas between 2006 and 2020. The growth of vehicles demand has been considered alongside. The study reveals that current emission levels of different anti-body gases are huge and these can be significantly reduced by converting liquid fuel based engine into the natural gas based engine.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: Cited By (since 1996): 9 Export Date: 6 December 2012 Source: Scopus Language of Original Document: English Correspondence Address: Jahirul, M.I.; Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; email: mdjahirul@yahoo.com References: Afroz, R., Nasir, M.H., Akma, N.I., Review of air pollution and health impacts in Malaysia (2003) Environmental Research, 92, pp. 71-77; Aslam, M.U., Masjuki, H.H., Maleque, M.A., Kalam, M.A., Mahlia, T.M.I., Zainon, Z., 2003. Introduction of natural gas fueled automotive in Malaysia. Proc. TECHPOS'03; 160. University of Malaya, MalaysiaAslam, M.U., Masjuki, H.H., Kalam, M.A., Abdesselam, H., Mahlia, T.M.I., Amalina, M.A., An experimental investigation of CNG as an alternative fuel for aretrofitte gasoline vehicle (2006) Fuel, 85, pp. 717-724;
Uncontrolled Keywords: Alternate fuel, Emission, Liquid fuels, Natural gas NG, Passenger cars.
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Mr Jenal S
Date Deposited: 09 Jul 2013 01:54
Last Modified: 18 Oct 2018 05:12
URI: http://eprints.um.edu.my/id/eprint/6889

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