Peanut, soybean and cottonseed oil as diesel fuels

Mazed, M.A. and Summers, J.D. and Batchelder, D.G. (1985) Peanut, soybean and cottonseed oil as diesel fuels. Transactions of the ASAE (American Society of Agricultural Engineers) , 28 (5). pp. 1375-1377.

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Abstract

Two single cylinder diesel engines burning 3 vegetable oils, and their blends with diesel fuel, were evaluated and compared to engines burning a reference diesel fuel. Tests were conducted determining power output, fuel consumption, thermal efficiency and exhaust smoke. Using the 3 vegetable oils and their blends with the reference diesel fuel, maximum changes of 5%, 14%, 10%, and 40% were observed in power, fuel consumption by mass, thermal efficiency, and exhaust smoke, respectively

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: SNNigam collection
Author Affiliation: Agric. Engineering Dep., Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater, OK, USA.
Subjects: Agricultural Engineering
Postharvest Management
Social Sciences > Postharvest Management
Divisions: Groundnut
Depositing User: Mr T L Gautham
Date Deposited: 14 Jul 2013 08:18
Last Modified: 14 Jul 2013 08:19
URI: http://eprints.icrisat.ac.in/id/eprint/11065

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