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Title: Performance analysis of i c engine using blends of alternate fuels
Researcher: M. Shameer Basha
Guide(s): Krishna Reddy, B G
Vijaya Kumar Reddy, K
Keywords: analysis of i c engine using blends of alternate fuels
Upload Date: 24-Oct-2013
University: Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Anantapuram
Completed Date: 29.04.2011
Abstract: The search for alternate fuels for diesel engines has been intensified from the last few decades as substitute to fossil fuels. This is due to the faster rate of depletion of fossil fuels and worsening environmental pollution related to its use. The atmospheric pollution in major cities due to automobiles has already reached to alarming levels in developing countries. The pressure to import non-renewable petroleum crude products to keep the vehicles moving has become a herculean task. The impact of the twin problems such as exhaust emissions and depletion of precious foreign exchange reserves has become an accepted fact. Among many different types of alternate fuels available, vegetable oils and their esters has come across the world as good choices. newlineReviews of the research revealed that with the usage of vegetable oil based fuels, the harmful exhaust emissions, particularly sulphur related compounds and carbon monoxide are considerably reduced when compared to diesel operation. Intensive research is being conducted in developing the fuels and lubricants for diesel engine based on vegetable oils. Vegetable oils need to be heated to a temperature that is high enough to give a low viscosity similar to diesel. In the present experimental investigation the performance of different vegetable oils like cottonseed oil, palm oil and neem oil inside a single cylinder four stroke direct injection diesel engine are studied. newlineiv newlineThe blends of vegetable oil with diesel are prepared in the ratios of 25/75, 50/50 and 100% by volume. Brake thermal efficiency, brake specific fuel consumption and volumetric efficiency are computed at different injection pressures of 200, 225 and 250 kg/cm2. The performance parameters for selected vegetable oils are compared. Heat balance test is conducted to see the energy distribution with the usage of different vegetable oils. The best engine performance is obtained with cotton seed oil, palm oil and Neem oil at injection pressure of 225 kg/cm2 in comparison with other injection pressures. The pe
Pagination: 243 Pages
Appears in Departments:Department of Mechanical Engineering

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