Effective parameter estimation for catalyst models
Research Project, 2009 – 2014

The project is a cooperation between Scania CV AB , Johnson Matthey AB and Chalmers University of Technology, Chemical Reaction Engineering . The research is done in the form of a PhD project. As a graduate student there Björn Lundberg. Scania and Johnson Matthey provides in kind with both its own expertise in the field and with resources for engine bench testing . Work on the development of methods for modeling, design of experiments, parameter estimation, evaluation and validation is performed primarily at Chalmers. Regularly during work carried out test innings with engine bench testing at Scania and Johnson Matthey. To verify the validity of parts of the models performed more basic laboratory tests on Johnson Matthey. During the project, the new methods are evaluated at Scania and Johnson Matthey . The chosen application is a so called Diesel Oxidation Catalyst (DOC) for heavy-duty diesel.


Derek Creaser (contact)

Chalmers, Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Chemical Technology

Björn Lundberg

Chemical Reaction Engineering

Jonas Sjöblom

Chalmers, Mechanics and Maritime Sciences (M2), Combustion and Propulsion Systems

Magnus Walander

Chalmers, Mechanics and Maritime Sciences (M2), Combustion and Propulsion Systems


Johnson Matthey AB

Västra Frölunda, Sweden

Scania CV AB

Södertälje, Sweden


Swedish Energy Agency

Project ID: 2009-001758
Funding Chalmers participation during 2009–2013

Swedish Energy Agency

Project ID: 2013-004174
Funding Chalmers participation during 2014

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