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Chemistry and Technology of Fuels and Oils

, Volume 50, Issue 5, pp 391–394 | Cite as

Chemmotological Problems of the Production and Use of Alternative Motor Fuels

  • V. E. Emel’yanov
Chemmotology of Fuel
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The advantages and problems of using alternative motor fuels, viz., E85 (85% ethanol +15% gasoline) and natural gas, are discussed. It is shown that efficient utilization of alternative motor fuels is impossible without solving chemmotological problems pertaining to safety, performance reliability, and improvement of the ecological suitability. The problems that remain to be solved in order to broaden the use of alternative fuels are outlined.

Keywords

alternative motor fuels natural gas bioethanol E85 chemmotological problems 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.All-Russian Research Institute of Oil RefiningMoscowRussia

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