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Alternative Fuels for Low Emissions and Improved Performance in Ci and Heavy Duty Engines

  • Special Publication
  • SP-1093
  • ISBN 1-56091-643-5
Published April 01, 1995 by SAE International in United States
  • English
This publication covers the state-of-the-art in alternative fuels technology, including information on natural gas, vegetable oils, alcohols, and more. Contents include: limited durability of the diesel engine with a dual-fuel system on neat sunflower oil; analysis and testing of a high- performance micro-compressor; spark-assisted alcohol operation in a low heat rejection engine; combustion improvement of heavy-duty methanol engine by using autoignition system; the clean fleet alternative fuels demonstration project; vehicle fuel economy - the clean fleet alternative fuels project; safety and occupational hygiene results - clean fleet alternative fuels project; vehicle reliability and maintenance - clean fleet alternative fuels project; flammability tests of alcohol/gasoline vapors; flame luminosity enhancement of neat methanol fuel by non-aromatic hydrocarbon additives; and more.