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Interdisciplinary Professional Programs

Controls for Aftertreatment Devices See upcoming dates

Course Overview

This course is designed to introduce the diesel exhaust aftertreatment system converters: diesel oxidation catalyst (DOC), diesel particulate filter (DPF), Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR), and Ammonia Slip Catalyst (ASC). This course also describes the key parameters for controlling their operation during engine calibration to meet emissions.

Who Should Attend?

Engineers focused on reducing diesel engine emissions should attend this course.

Course Outline

Session 1: Diesel Engine Emissions and Aftertreatment Overview 

Session 2: Diesel Oxidation Catalyst Overview 

Session 3: Diesel Particulate Filter Overview 

Session 4: Particulate Filter Systems (PFS) Controls Overview 

Session 5: Diesel Exhaust Fluid Delivery System 

Session 6: Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) Overview 

Session 7: Ammonia Slip Catalyst Overview 

Session 8: Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) Controls Overview 


Shekhar Vats

Shekhar Vats specializes in aftertreatment systems, with a goal of zero emissions. Vat  focuses on aftertreatment calibration, aftertreatment and onboard diagnostics, as well as model-based controls for aftertreatment.

Bryan Zavala

Bryan Zavala has extensive diesel engine experience. Zavala is currently a Senior Research Engineer with Southwest Research Institute.

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