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Effects of Biodiesel Blends on the Performance of Large Diesel Engines
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published April 14, 2008 by SAE International in United States
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Particulate matters, nitrogen oxides, and carbon monoxides emissions from large utility generators using diesel/biodiesel blends were measured. Stack measurements were performed on-site in a number of power plants by following the standard procedure of US EPA. The test engines were chosen to represent typical diesel engines used for electricity generation in the state. Tests were performed using the regular diesel fuel (B0), 10%, 20% and 100% biodiesel blends (B10, B20, B100). Test results showed that particulate matters and carbon monoxides decreased significantly as biodiesel content increases, whereas nitrogen oxides increased. Test results are consistent with other studies using mobile engines in the literature. Note that arbitrary changes in fuel or engine operating conditions are prohibited in power generation industry. Results of this study have been used by the state government to allow the use of biodiesel blends in stationary generators.
CitationKong, S. and Kimber, A., "Effects of Biodiesel Blends on the Performance of Large Diesel Engines," SAE Technical Paper 2008-01-1389, 2008, https://doi.org/10.4271/2008-01-1389.
CI Engine Performance for use with Alternative Fuels, 2008
Number: SP-2176 ; Published: 2008-04-14
Number: SP-2176 ; Published: 2008-04-14
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