Combustibles Versus Nitrogen Fixation in Gas Engine Operation and Lubrication

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R. G. Mastin

Internal Combustion Engine Department, Cities Service Research and Development Company, Technical Service Department, Cranbury, N. J.

J. Eng. Power 87(2), 175-180 (Apr 01, 1965) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3678158 History: Received December 23, 1963; Online January 10, 2012


Nitration is preferable to combustibles in the operation of the gas engine because it affects only the lubricating oil. Combustibles affect, in addition to lubricating oil, engine parts by the deposition of carbon, and cause expensive fuel waste. The data were gathered with the aid of an exhaust gas analyzer and a spectrophotometer.

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