Relationship between concentrations of pyrene and aerosol size distribution in traffic exhausts in Taipei, Taiwan

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Relationship between concentrations of pyrene and aerosol size distribution in traffic exhausts in Taipei, Taiwan. / Lai, CH; Liou, SH; Shih, TS; Tsai, PY; Chen, HL; Buckley, T; Stickland, P; Jaakkola, Jouni.

In: Arch Environ Health, Vol. 58, 01.10.2003, p. 624-632.

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Lai, CH ; Liou, SH ; Shih, TS ; Tsai, PY ; Chen, HL ; Buckley, T ; Stickland, P ; Jaakkola, Jouni. / Relationship between concentrations of pyrene and aerosol size distribution in traffic exhausts in Taipei, Taiwan. In: Arch Environ Health. 2003 ; Vol. 58. pp. 624-632.

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abstract = "Variations in pyrene concentrations in motor-vehicle emissions were assessed on the basis of aerodynamic particle size and by the type of vehicle (i.e., car, truck, or bus) that passed through a Taipei, Taiwan, highway toll station. Airborne particles were collected with 8-stage cascade samplers equipped with 34-mm polyvinyl chloride filters and located in the breathing zones of toll-station workers. The authors used gas chromatography/mass spectrometry to analyze 22 polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons that were collected. The absolute concentration of pyrene was highest in the fine-particle emission fraction for trucks, buses, and passenger cars; however, fine particles in truck and bus exhausts contained higher pyrene concentrations than the corresponding size fraction of particles emitted from passenger cars. Truck and bus emissions contained a higher concentration of pyrene than car emissions because trucks and buses produced greater amounts of fine and coarse particles, and their fine particles contained higher concentrations of pyrene.",
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