Experimental Investigation on Effect of Fuel Property on Emissions and Performance of a Light-Duty Diesel Engine

  • M. ThamaraikannanEmail author
  • P. L. Rupesh
  • K. Raja
  • K. Manideep
Conference paper


The limited nature and precariousness of non-renewable energy source supply has prompted an expanding and continuing examination request of option and regenerative fills and furthermore Increased interest for very eco-friendly impetus frameworks drives the engine improvement network to create trend setting innovations permitting enhancing the general warm effectiveness while keeping up low discharge levels. Notwithstanding enhancing the warm efficiencies of the inner ignition engine itself the advancements of fills that permit enhanced burning and in addition bring down the discharges impression has increased as of late.

This examination goes for the impacts of various fuel composes with altogether contrasting fuel properties on a cutting edge light-obligation HSDI diesel engine. The fuel selection also contains one pure biodiesel (CSOME – Cotton seed oil Methyl Ester). This study will be conducted in full load operating points at different speeds using a state of the art HSDI diesel engine and the performance and emission characteristics of the engine was analysed using different blends and by adding 1% of DTBP and the analysis shows better results with the blends.


Emissions Bio fuel Combustion 



The authors acknowledge Veltech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology- ARAI Engine Lab for experimental support in this study.


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  • M. Thamaraikannan
    • 1
    Email author
  • P. L. Rupesh
    • 1
  • K. Raja
    • 1
  • K. Manideep
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringVeltech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and TechnologyChennaiIndia

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