Air Emissions

SERDP and ESTCP projects are improving the understanding, prediction, and measurement of emissions from military platforms and munitions.

Completed Projects List
Project Title Completed

Exploratory Development of Energetic and Pyrotechnic Combustion Characterization Apparatus

Project Information
Project ID: WP-2612
Principal Investigator: Dr. David Decker, Desert Research Institute
SERDP May 2018

Methods for Characterizing Near-Field Emissions from Energetics and Pyrotechnics

Project Information
Project ID: WP-2611
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kevin McNesby, U.S. Army Research Laboratory
SERDP May 2018

Novel Laser Diagnostic Approaches for Evaluating Emissions from Metal-Based Energetic Formulations

Project Information
Project ID: WP-2610
Principal Investigator: Dr. Waruna Kulatilaka, Texas A&M Engineering Experiment Station
SERDP Feb 2018

Optical Diagnostics for Evaluating Emissions from Metal-Based Energetic Formulations

Project Information
Project ID: WP-2613
Principal Investigator: Dr. Claresta Dennis, NAWCWD-CL
SERDP Dec 2017

Demonstration of Novel Sampling Techniques for Measurement of Turbine Engine Volatile and Non-Volatile Particulate Matter (PM) Emissions

Project Information
Project ID: WP-201317
Principal Investigator: Mr. Edwin Corporan, Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)
ESTCP Jun 2017

The Science of Emissions from Alternative Fuels

Project Information
Project ID: WP-2145
Principal Investigator: Dr. Mel Roquemore, Air Force Research Laboratory
SERDP May 2017

Development of Demonstrably Predictive Models for Emissions from Alternative Fuels Based Aircraft Engines

Project Information
Project ID: WP-2151
Principal Investigator: Dr. Venkatramanan Raman, The University of Texas at Austin
SERDP Mar 2017

Optimizing Infrastructure for Hydrogen Fuel Cell Vehicles

Project Information
Project ID: WP-200402
Principal Investigator: Mr. David Cook, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC)
ESTCP Jun 2014

Quantifying Sulfate, Organics, and Lubrication Oil in Particles Emitted from Military Aircraft Engines

Project Information
Project ID: WP-1625
Principal Investigator: Dr. Richard Miake-Lye, Aerodyne Research, Inc.
SERDP Oct 2012

Development and Application of Novel Sampling Methodologies for Study of Volatile Particulate Matter in Military Aircraft Emissions

Project Information
Project ID: WP-1627
Principal Investigator: Dr. Mengdawn Cheng, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
SERDP Sep 2012

Validation of the Aerosol Beam-Focused Laser-Induced Plasma Spectrometer (ABF-LIPS) for Metal Emission Characterization

Project Information
Project ID: WP-200213
Principal Investigator: Dr. Nancy Ruiz, Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center
ESTCP Jun 2012

Predictive Chemical and Statistical Modeling of Particulate Matter Formation in Turbulent Combustion with Application to Aircraft Engines

Project Information
Project ID: WP-1574
Principal Investigator: Dr. Heinz Pitsch, Stanford University
SERDP Mar 2012

Combustion Science to Reduce Particulate Matter Emissions for Military Platforms

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Project ID: WP-1577
Principal Investigator: Dr. Mel Roquemore, Air Force Research Laboratory
SERDP Jan 2012

Development of an EPA Interim Particulate Matter Test Method

Project Information
Project ID: WP-1538
Principal Investigator: Mr. Robert Howard, Arnold Engineering Development Center (AEDC)
SERDP Dec 2011

Aromatic Radicals-Acetylene Particulate Matter Chemistry

Project Information
Project ID: WP-1575
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kenneth Brezinsky, University of Illinois at Chicago
SERDP Dec 2011

Measurement and Modeling of Volatile Particle Emissions from Military Aircraft

Project Information
Project ID: WP-1626
Principal Investigator: Dr. Allen Robinson, Carnegie Mellon University
SERDP Oct 2011

Effects of Soot Structure on Oxidation Kinetics

Project Information
Project ID: WP-1576
Principal Investigator: Dr. JoAnn Lighty, University of Utah
SERDP Jun 2011

Predicting the Effects of Fuel Composition and Flame Structure on Soot Generation in Turbulent Non-Premixed Flames

Project Information
Project ID: WP-1578
Principal Investigator: Dr. Christopher Shaddix, Sandia National Labs (SNL)
SERDP Mar 2011

Development of Emission Factors for Particulate Matter, Nitrogen Oxides, and Air Toxic Compounds from Military Aircraft

Project Information
Project ID: WP-1402
Principal Investigator: Dr. Kenneth Cowen, Battelle Memorial Institute
SERDP Oct 2010

Feasibility of New Technology to Comprehensively Characterize Air Emissions

Project Information
Project ID: WP-1672
Principal Investigator: Dr. Byung Kim, U.S. Army ERDC-CERL
SERDP Sep 2010
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