State-of-the-art facilities belong to the APT Laboratory and are employed for its research tasks :

  • Engine test cell
  • Gaseous emissions analyzers (CO, CO 2 , O 2 , NO x , HC)
  • Fast mass spectrometer for exhaust gas analysis (Airsense)
  • Soot filter regeneration testing unit
  • Ceramic filter and membrane testing unit for hot gas clean-up
  • Sprays and atomization nozzle characterization rig
  • Lab scale aerosol reactor and catalytic coating development rig
  • Aerosol and particle measurement (3nm to 1000 m m) and generation instrumentation
  • Phase-Doppler Analyser (Dantec with Ar-ion laser)
  • Aerosizer & Aerodisperser (Amherst Process Instruments)
  • Single Particle Counter Sizer Velocimeter (PCSV-Process Metrix)
  • Scanning Mobility Particle Sizer (TSI)
  • Electric Low Pressure Impactor (Dekati)
  • Differential Mobility Analyzer (DMA-Vienna type)
  • Nano-DMA (Yale U. /U. Malaga/CIEMAT design)
  • Condensation Nucleus Counter (TSI, 2 models)
  • Multiwavelength Extinction Aerosol Sensor
  • Nanomet particulate measuring system
  • Ultrasonic Nebulizer
  • Electrospray droplet generator
  • Mini-dilution tunnels for exhaust sampling
  • Commercial and in-house developed simulation software (CFD, FEM, discrete particle dynamics) in serial and parallel implementations.
  • A range of DEC Alpha 500 workstations and an 18-node Linux workstations cluster integrated into a high speed network completes our infrastructure.