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MOVES Reports

Date Description Document
9/2012 This report describes the analysis conducted to generate emission rate and energy rate inputs representing evaporative emissions for light-duty gasoline vehicles in MOVES2010. Final Report: Development of Evaporative Emissions Calculations for the Motor Vehicle Emissions Simulator MOVES2010 (PDF) (33 pp, 888K, EPA-420-R-12-027, September 2012)
8/2012 This report describes updates to the MOVES database to reflect new data and projections for 2008 and newer light duty energy rates. It also describes modifications to the organization of energy rates in the MOVES database. Updates to the Greenhouse Gas and Energy Consumption Rates in MOVES2010a (PDF) (31 pp, 1MB, EPA-420-R-12-025, August 2012)
8/2012 This report describes the analysis conducted to generate emission rate and energy rate inputs representing exhaust emissions and energy consumption for heavy-duty vehicles in MOVES2010. Final Report: Development of Emission Rates for Heavy-Duty Vehicles in the Motor Vehicle Emissions Simulator MOVES2010 (PDF) (131 pp, 1,64MB, EPA-420-B-12-049, August 2012)
8/1/2012 The report, “Development of Emission Rates for the MOVES model,” summarizes Sierra Research work developing emission rates for nitrogen and sulfur species, motorcycles and air toxics. The file here includes the report and a cover note that explains how the Sierra work was incorporated into MOVES. Use of Data from “Development of Emission Rates for the MOVES Model,” Sierra Research, March 3, 2010 (PDF) (97 pp, 2.18MB, EPA-420-R-12-022, August 2012)
8/1/2012 The report “Development of Generic Link Level Driving Cycles”, Sierra Research, May 5, 2009, was developed to document inputs provided to the EPA Motor Vehicle Emissions Simulator. The cover note provides additional detail on how this data was incorporated into official versions of MOVES, particularly MOVES2010, MOVES2010a and MOVES2010b, as released in 2009, 2010 and 2012. Use of Data from “Development of Generic Link-Level Driving Cycles”, Sierra Research, May 5, 2009 (PDF) (255 pp, 6.18MB, EPA-420-B-12-050, August 2012)
8/2011 This report describes the technical development of emission rates for gaseous exhaust pollutants for light-duty vehicles. Final Report: Development of Emission Rates for Light-Duty Vehicles in the Motor Vehicle Emissions Simulator (MOVES2010) (PDF) (198 pp, 5.2MB, EPA-420-R-11-011, August 2011)
7/2011 This report describes in detail the default fuels, fuel adjustment and air toxic calculation algorithms contained in the MOVES2010. It also describes the minor changes made for MOVES2010a. MOVES2010 Fuel Adjustment and Air Toxic Emission Calculation Algorithm – Development and Results (PDF) (62 pp, 821K, EPA-420-R-11-009, July 2011)
12/2010 This report describes how adjustments for temperature, humidity, I/M and air conditioning were derived for MOVES2010. MOVES2010 Highway Vehicle Temperature, Humidity. Air Conditioning, and Inspection and Maintenance Adjustments (PDF) (63 pp, 871K, EPA-420-R-10-027, December 2010)
11/2010 This report describes the default database information on vehicle population and vehicle activity as distributed in MOVES2010 and MOVES2010a. MOVES2010 Highway Vehicle Population and Activity Data (PDF) (128 pp, 1.5MB, EPA-420-R-10-026, November 2010)
8/2009 Draft MOVES2009 Technical Reports: These reports describe the inputs used for Draft MOVES2009 and proposed for MOVES2010. Development of Emission Rates for Light-Duty Vehicles in the Motor Vehicle Emissions Simulator (MOVES2009) (PDF) (125 pp, 2.1M, EPA-420-P-09-002, August 2009)
Development of Emission Rates for Heavy-Duty Vehicles in the Motor Vehicle Emissions Simulator (Draft MOVES2009) (PDF) (99 pp, 1.4MB, EPA-420-P-09-005, August 2009)
Development of Evaporative Emissions Calculations for the Motor Vehicle Emissions Simulator (Draft MOVES2009) (PDF) (21 pp, 267K, EPA-420-P-09-006, August 2009)
Development of Gasoline Fuel Effects in the Motor Vehicle Emissions Simulator (MOVES2009) (PDF) (161 pp, 724K, EPA-420-P-09-004, August 2009)
Draft MOVES2009 Highway Vehicle Temperature, Humidity, Air Conditioning, and Inspection and Maintenance Adjustments (PDF) (41 pp, 469K, EPA-420-P-09-003, August 2009)
Draft MOVES2009 Highway Vehicle Population and Activity Data (PDF) (105 pp, 707K, EPA-420-P-09-001, August 2009)
2004 This report serves to document the development of the energy and emission estimation in MOVES2004. Energy and Emission Inputs (PDF) (175 pp, 5.6MB EPA420-P-05-003, March 2005)
This document describes the system requirements to install and run the simulation program GREETGUI as well as the instructions for using the program. User Manual and Technical Issues of GREET for MOVES Integration (PDF) (61 pp, 522K, EPA420-P-05-004, March 2005)
Report describes how PERE might be used to support MOVES. It provides guidance for how parameters may be estimated in order to perform future projections. It also describes a methodology by which the PERE output is integrated into MOVES Report: Fuel Consumption Modeling of Conventional and Advanced Technology Vehicles in the Physical Emission Rate Estimator (PERE) (PDF) (124 pp, 2.0MB, EPA420-P-05-001, February 2005)
This report documents the default “fleet” and “activity” data used by MOVES2004. Highway Vehicle Population and Activity Data (PDF) (99 pp, 445K, EPA420-P-04-020, December 2004)
This report documents the use of updated emission factors for nitrous oxide (N2O) and methane (CH4) in MOVES 2004. Update of Methane and Nitrous Oxide Emission Factors (PDF) (39 pp, 683K, EPA420-P-04-016, November 2004)
2/1/2003 This report provides a proposal for the Physical Emission Rate Estimator (PERE) to be used in MOVES. By Dr. Edward Nam of Ford Motor Company Proof of Concept Investigation for the Physical Emission Rate Estimator (PERE) to be Used in MOVES (PDF) (82 pp, 2.4MB, EPA420-R-03-005, February 2003)
2/2003 Peer Review of Design and Implementation Plan. Independent Peer Review of the MOVES Design and Emissions Analysis Plans (PDF) (28 pp, 138K, February 2003)
Addendum to Independent Peer Review of the MOVES Design and Emission Analysis Plans (PDF) (2 pp, 60K, February 2003)
10/2002 This report presents the proposed MOVES design and implementation plan. Draft Design and Implementation Plan for EPA's Multi-Scale Motor Vehicle and Equipment Emission System (MOVES) (PDF) (92 pp, 899K, EPA420-P-02-006, October 2002)

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