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Title: Combustion, performance and emission characteristics of a di diesel engine fueled with ethanol-biodiesel blends
Authors: Zhu, L
Cheung, CS 
Zhang, WG
Huang, Z
Keywords: Biodiesel
Combustion
Emission
Ethanol
Euro V diesel fuel
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: Elsevier
Source: Fuel, 2011, v. 90, no. 5, p. 1743-1750 How to cite?
Journal: Fuel 
Abstract: In this study, Euro V diesel fuel, biodiesel, and ethanol-biodiesel blends (BE) were tested in a 4-cylinder direct-injection diesel engine to investigate the combustion, performance and emission characteristics of the engine under five engine loads at the maximum torque engine speed of 1800 rpm. The results indicate that when compared with biodiesel, the combustion characteristics of ethanol-biodiesel blends changed; the engine performance has improved slightly with 5% ethanol in biodiesel (BE5). In comparison with Euro V diesel fuel, the biodiesel and BE blends have higher brake thermal efficiency. On the whole, compared with Euro V diesel fuel, the BE blends could lead to reduction of both NOx and particulate emissions of the diesel engine. The effectiveness of NOx and particulate reductions increases with increasing ethanol in the blends. With high percentage of ethanol in the BE blends, the HC, CO emissions could increase. But the use of BE5 could reduce the HC and CO emissions as well.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/14736
ISSN: 0016-2361
EISSN: 1873-7153
DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2011.01.024
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