publication . Doctoral thesis . 2014

On Combustion in the CNG-Diesel Dual Fuel Engine

Königsson, Fredrik;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2014
  • Publisher: KTH, Förbränningsmotorteknik
  • Country: Sweden
Abstract
Currently there is a large interest in alternative transport fuels. There are two underlying reasons for this interest: the desire to decrease the environmental impact of transports and the need to compensate for the declining availability of petroleum. In the light of both these factors, the CNG-diesel dual fuelengine is an attractive concept. The primary fuel of the dual fuel engine is methane, which can be derived both from renewables and from fossil sources. Methane from organic waste, commonly referred to as biomethane, can provide a reduction in greenhouse gases unmatched by any other fuel. Furthermore, fossil methane, natural gas, is one of the most abund...
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