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IMPLEMENTATION OF DIOXANE AND DIESEL FUEL BLENDS TO REDUCE EMISSION AND TO IMPROVE PERFORMANCE OF THE COMPRESSION IGNITION ENGINE

Sendilvelan S; Sundar Raj, C.;
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  • Published: 01 Nov 2017 Journal: Journal of Engineering Science and Technology (issn: 1823-4690, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Taylor's University
Abstract
Performance of a compression ignition engine fuelled with 1, 4 Dioxane- diesel blends is evaluated. A single-cylinder, air-cooled, direct injection diesel engine developing a power output of 5.2 kW at 1500 rev/min is used. Base data is generated with standard diesel fuel subsequently; five fuel blends namely 90:10, 80:20, 70:30, 60:40 and 50:50 percentages by volume of diesel and dioxane were prepared and tested in the diesel engine. Engine performance and emission data were used to optimize the blends for reducing emission and improving performance. Results show improved performance with B10 blends compared to neat fuel for all conditions of the engine. Other b...
Subjects
free text keywords: Oxygenated fuel, 1, additives., 4 dioxane, Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General), TA1-2040, Technology (General), T1-995
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