Catalytic Converter

Catalytic Converter - factor in the brownish haze found in...

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Catalytic Converter The combustion of nitrogen gas yields nitrogen monoxide. The incomplete combustion of hydrocarbons can also yield carbon monoxide. These two reactions occur in the engine of a car. Nitrogen monoxide will oxidize in the atmosphere to produce nitrogen dioxide, and this compound is a contributing
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Unformatted text preview: factor in the brownish haze found in air pollution. The catalytic converter converts the unwanted products in the exhaust into nitrogen gas, water and carbon dioxide. This process, too, is not 100% efficient. However, there is constant research and development to improve the design of the catalytic converter....
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This note was uploaded on 07/06/2011 for the course SCH 4U taught by Professor White during the Spring '10 term at Beacon FL.

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