Motor Gasoline and the Effect of Compression Ratio on OctaneRequirement and Fuel Economy

  • A. G. Bell


The purpose of this chapter is to provide the general reader with an overall review of the principal characteristics of a motor gasoline, to study in some detail the effect of compression ratio on octane requirement and fuel economy and then to look at the overall economy when the car and the refinery are considered as a single economic unit.


Compression Ratio Fuel Economy Gasoline Engine Octane Number High Compression Ratio 
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