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Methanol as a Fuel for Commercial Vehicles
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published October 01, 1986 by SAE International in United States
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Two possibilities for using methanol in heavy-duty, engines are discussed:
If the engine is modified according to the fuel properties pure methanol can be used as fuel for a spark ignition methanol-gas engine.
When the fuel is adapted to meet, the requirements of the engine additized methanol serves as a fuel for an only slightly modified direct-injection diesel engine.
The comparison takes into, consideration fuel cost, convertibility of vehicles already in use, operational safety, and; reliability, requirements regarding fuel production and distribution, conventional fuel/alternative fuel reversibility, and environmental aspects.
It can be concluded that both systems appear to be suitable in certain-heavy-duty engine applications.
|Technical Paper||Performance and Emissions of a HD Diesel Engine Converted for Alternative Fuel Use|
|Journal Article||HD Diesel Engines Development for Alternative Fuel Use|
|Technical Paper||Results Obtained by Methanol Fuelling Diesel Engine|
CitationHeinrich, W., Marquardt, K., and Schaefer, A., "Methanol as a Fuel for Commercial Vehicles," SAE Technical Paper 861581, 1986, https://doi.org/10.4271/861581.
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