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Impacts and Mitigation of Varying Fuel Composition in a Natural Gas Heavy-Duty Engine

Journal Article
2017-01-0777
ISSN: 1946-3936, e-ISSN: 1946-3944
Published March 28, 2017 by SAE International in United States
Impacts and Mitigation of Varying Fuel Composition in a Natural Gas Heavy-Duty Engine
Citation: McTaggart-Cowan, G., Huang, J., and Munshi, S., "Impacts and Mitigation of Varying Fuel Composition in a Natural Gas Heavy-Duty Engine," SAE Int. J. Engines 10(4):1506-1517, 2017, https://doi.org/10.4271/2017-01-0777.
Language: English

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