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Title: A study of the chemical quality of ambient air at selected intersections in the Durban Metropolis
Authors: Singh, Shalini 
Issue Date: 2003
Abstract: Motor vehicles are considered a major source of air pollution in urban environments. Nitrogen dioxide (N02) and nitric oxide (NO) which are collectively referred to as oxides of nitrogen (NOx) are formed at high temperatures during combustion processes in the engines of motor vehicles and are emitted via the exhaust into the atmosphere. Nitrogen dioxide is regarded as an irritant of the respiratory system.
Description: Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the Degree of Master of Technology: Chemical Engineering, Durban Institute of Technology, 2003.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10321/2849
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