Project: Hydrocarbon Speciation

Reference: APE 9/3/76

Last update: 11/08/2008 13:26:13


Examine and verify a technique for source attribution of HC emissions using carbon isotopic ratios. Discreet identification of aircraft kerosene sourced HC from those arising from petrol/diesel combustion.


Laboratory tests to derive samples of HC from different fuels and at different conditions. GIC (IR) MS analysis of samples for carbon signature.


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Contract details

Cost to the Department: £75,000.00

Actual start date: 01 March 2001

Actual completion date: 31 March 2003