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A high turndown, ultra low emission low-swirl burner for natural gas, on-demand water heaters

Rapp, V.H., Cheng, R.K., Therkelsen, P.L., “A high turndown, ultra low emission low-swirl burner for natural gas, on-demand water heaters,” LBNL-1007236, March 2017

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Lean Burn Internal Combustion Engines

Rapp, V.H., Killingsworth, N.J., Therkelsen, P.L., and Evans, W., (2016) “Lean Burn Internal Combustion Engines” in Dunn-Rankin and Therkelsen (Eds.), Lean Combustion: Technology and Control, Second Edition, Chapter 4, Academic Press, UK

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Verifying mixing in dilution tunnels: How to ensure cookstove emissions samples are unbiased

Wilson, D.L., Rapp, V.H., Caubel, J.J., Chen, S.S., Gadgil, A.J., “Verifying mixing in dilution tunnels: How to ensure cookstove emissions samples are unbiased,” LBNL-LBNL-2001088, December 2017

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Investigation of Alternative Fuels and Advanced Engine Technology: Improving Engine Efficiency and Reducing Emissions

Rapp, V. H. “Investigation of Alternative Fuels and Advanced Engine Technology: Improving Engine Efficiency and Reducing Emissions,” Ph.D. Dissertation, 2011

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Assessment of Literature Related to Combustion Appliance Venting Systems

Rapp, V.H., Singer, B.C., Stratton, J.C., Wray, C.P., Less, B., “Assessment of Literature Related to Combustion Appliance Venting Systems,” Revision to LBNL-5798E, February 2015

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Effect of Fuel Wobbe Number on Pollutant Emissions from Advanced Technology Residential Water Heaters: Results of Controlled Experiments

Rapp, V.H. and Singer, B.C., “Effect of Fuel Wobbe Number on Pollutant Emissions from Advanced Technology Residential Water Heaters: Results of Controlled Experiments,” LBNL Report 6626E, March 2014

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