Demonstration of Alternative Methodology for Measuring Emissions of Locomotive Engines

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Federal Grant Title: Demonstration of Alternative Methodology for Measuring Emissions of Locomotive Engines
Federal Agency Name: DOT Federal Railroad Administration
Grant Categories: Science and Technology Transportation
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: FR-RRD-11-005
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 20.313
CFDA Descriptions: Railroad Research and Development
Current Application Deadline: Aug 12, 2011 No Explanation
Original Application Deadline: Aug 12, 2011 No Explanation
Posted Date: Jun 09, 2011
Creation Date: Jun 09, 2011
Archive Date: Sep 11, 2011
Total Program Funding: $50,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $50,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards:
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Grant Description
The research effort will focus on demonstrating a methodology for using an engine dynamometer in conjunction with a Portable Emissions Measurement System (PEMS) to obtain engine performance data and to relate that data to emissions. The locomotives will be rebuilt before commencement of the engine dynamometer and PEMS testing.
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification)
Additional Information on Eligibility
North Carolina Department of Transportation is the only eligible entity permitted to apply.
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