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Performance and Emission Analysis of a C.I. Engine Using Ethanol and Its Blends with Jojoba Biodiesel and Diesel as a Fuel

  • Amanpreet SinghEmail author
  • Sandeep Singh
  • Varun Singla
  • Varinder Singh
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Part of the Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering book series (LNME)

Abstract

An experimental study is conducted to determine the influence of ethanol to the blends of Jojoba biodiesel and diesel on the performance and emissions characteristics of a C.I. engine. The fuel blends used are denoted as D80–JME10–E10 (80% Diesel, 10% Jojoba Methyl Ester and 10% Ethanol) and D60–JME20–E20 (60% Diesel, 20% Jojoba Methyl Ester and 20% Ethanol). In this study, Jojoba Methyl Ester was prepared from the transesterification process. The properties of Jojoba methyl ester were evaluated and compared with the latest biodiesel standards. Also, performance and emissions characteristics were measured on a C.I. engine. The investigation shows that fuel blend D80–JME10–E10 gave an increment in BTE of 2.91% and reduction in BSFC of 3.61% than that of D60–JME20–E20 at full load respectively. Reduction in CO emissions of 9.3% and 12.2% was observed for fuel blends D80–JME10–E10 and D60–JME20–E20 as compared to diesel, at full load. Also, NOx emissions were reduced for the fuel blends D80–JME10–E10 and D60–JME20–E20 of about 40.2 and 28.6% as compared to diesel.

Keywords

Ethanol Compression ignition Jojoba biodiesel Transesterification Brake thermal efficiency Carbon monoxide 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Amanpreet Singh
    • 1
    Email author
  • Sandeep Singh
    • 1
  • Varun Singla
    • 2
  • Varinder Singh
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringPunjabi UniversityPatialaIndia
  2. 2.Department of Mechanical EngineeringI.K. Gujral Punjab Technical UniversityJalandharIndia
  3. 3.Department of Mechanical EngineeringThapar Institute of Engineering and TechnologyPatialaIndia

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