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Characteristics of Isopentanol as a Fuel for HCCI Engines

Journal Article
ISSN: 1946-3952, e-ISSN: 1946-3960
Published October 25, 2010 by SAE International in United States
Characteristics of Isopentanol as a Fuel for HCCI Engines
Citation: Yang, Y., Dec, J., Dronniou, N., and Simmons, B., "Characteristics of Isopentanol as a Fuel for HCCI Engines," SAE Int. J. Fuels Lubr. 3(2):725-741, 2010,
Language: English


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