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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Internal Combustion Engines

Dimethyl Ether in Diesel Engines: Progress and Perspectives

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S. C. Sorenson

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Denmark, Building 403, Nils Koppels Allé, DK2800 Kgs. Lyngby, Denmarke-mail: scs@mek.dtu.dk

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 123(3), 652-658 (Dec 01, 2000) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1370373 History: Received July 01, 2000; Revised December 01, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
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Figures

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Regions of good ignition characteristics for dimethyl ether/water/methanol blends 5
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Relative soot emissions as a function of mass percent oxygen in the fuel for different engine studies in diesel engines
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Temperature above which equilibrium carbon is not formed for CnH2n, from calculations of Amann et al. 41
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A schematic diagram of a future fuel system in which dimethyl ether plays a central role for obtaining fuel from different sources for different applications

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