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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Internal Combustion Engines

Biodiesel Development and Characterization for Use as a Fuel in Compression Ignition Engines

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A. K. Agarwal

Engine Research Center, University of Wisconsin, Madison 1500 Engineering Drive, Madison, WI 53706E-mail: avinashagarwal@hotmail.com

L. M. Das

Centre for Energy Studies Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi Hauz Khas, New Delhi-110016, India

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 123(2), 440-447 (Dec 27, 2000) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1364522 History: Received April 24, 2000; Revised December 27, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Figures

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Comparison of thermal efficiency vs. BMEP curves for lower concentrations of biodiesel
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Comparison of BSFC vs. BMEP curves for lower concentrations of biodiesel blend
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Comparison of smoke opacity vs. BMEP curves for lower concentrations of biodiesel blend
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Comparison of exhaust temperatures vs. BMEP curves for lower concentrations of biodiesel
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Comparison of thermal efficiency vs. BMEP curves for higher concentrations of biodiesel blend
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Comparison of BSFC vs. BMEP curves for higher concentration of biodiesel blend
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Comparison of smoke opacity vs. BMEP curves for higher concentrations of biodiesel blend
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Comparison of smoke temperature vs. BMEP curves for higher concentrations of biodiesel blend
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Improvement in peak thermal efficiency vs. concentration of biodiesel blend curve
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Concentration of oxides of nitrogen vs. BMEP

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