EFFECT OF ALCOHOL ADDITIVES ON DIESEL ENGINE PERFORMANCE AND EMISSIONS
Published: 29 May 2015
Abstract: Alcohols have been used as an additive to diesel fuel. Two methods of alcohol addition have been considered: blending and fumigation. The effects of both methods on the performance and emissions of diesel engine have been studied and compared. The analysis was based on the fuel injection and combustion characteristics derived from indicator diagrams. The pros and cons of both methods have been emphasized and the recommendations of their application provided.
Keywords: diesel engine, blending, fumigation, performance, emission
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