Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/10356/47098
Title: Experimental investigation of chemical approach to ethanol detection
Authors: Aung Aung Kywe Moe
Keywords: DRNTU::Engineering::Mechanical engineering
Issue Date: 2009
Abstract: Different methodologies of detection of ethanol from the expired breath (BrAC),which could give an indication of the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) have been applied in various commercially available devices for screening of drivers suspected to be drunk. In this project, the purpose is to find a cheap and fast way of detection of breath alcohol for development of a commercial device, and the chemical method of detection of alcohol was studied in detail, involving potassium dichromate, sulphuric acid and silver nitrate. The individual role and functional importance of each chemical was determined and figured out from a series of experiments.
Description: 82 p.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10356/47098
Rights: Nanyang Technological University
Fulltext Permission: restricted
Fulltext Availability: With Fulltext
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