Mechanisms of Atmospheric Oxidation of the Oxygenates

Mechanisms of Atmospheric Oxidation of the Oxygenates

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Prepared by an international team of eminent atmospheric scientists, Mechanisms of Atmospheric Oxidation of the Oxygenates is an authoritative source of information on the role of oxygenates in the chemistry of the atmosphere. The oxygenates, including the many different alcohols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, acids, esters, and nitrogen-atom containing oxygenates, are of special interest today due to their increased use as alternative fuels and fuel additives. This book describes the physical properties of oxygenates, as well as the chemical and photochemical parameters that determine their reaction pathways in the atmosphere. Quantitative descriptions of the pathways of the oxygenates from release or formation in the atmosphere to final products are provided, as is a comprehensive review and evaluation of the extensive kinetic literature on the atmospheric chemistry of the different oxygenates and their many halogen-atom substituted analogues. This book will be of interest to modelers of atmospheric chemistry, environmental scientists and engineers, and air quality planning agencies as a useful input for development of realistic modules designed to simulate the atmospheric chemistry of the oxygenates, their major oxidation products, and their influence on ozone and other trace gases within the troposhere.The formaldehyde position falls dramatically as one proceeds to the last column that lists the relative number of CO2 ... variety of anthropogenic emission sources have been reported by Cass and colleagues (Schauer et al., 1999a, b, 2001, 2002a, b). ... Toyota Celica, GMC pickup truck, Chrysler Reliant, Toyota Tercell, and Honda Accord) from model years 1981a€“1994 ... The difference reflects both improvements in engine design which reduce the level of hydrocarbons in the exhaustanbsp;...

Title:Mechanisms of Atmospheric Oxidation of the Oxygenates
Author:Jack Calvert, Abdelwahid Mellouki, John Orlando, Michael Pilling, Timothy Wallington
Publisher:Oxford University Press - 2011-09-09


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