The Effect of the Physical Properties of Gasoline on Fuel Economy

  • B. D. Caddock


The gasoline engine in its most widely used configuration invokes the use of a carburetter to meter liquid fuel into a moving airstream in response to the degree of throttling applied through the accelerator pedal. The rate at which this fuel is metered is intended to provide an appropriate compromise between requirements (a) to provide maximum power, (b) to provide maximum economy and (c) to comply with exhaust emission levels.


Specific Gravity Fuel Consumption Fuel Economy Gasoline Engine High Specific Gravity 
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