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Investigation on Performance and Emission Characteristics of Mahua Methyl Ester (MME), in Single Cylinder Diesel Engine using Different Blends

Author(s):

Amarkumar Vatambe , MVJ College of Engineering; Rachappa, MVJ College of Engineering; Shweta Agrawal, MVJ College of Engineering

Keywords:

Mahua methyl ester (MME), conventional diesel, trans-esterification process

Abstract

In this present work, Mahua oil a non-edible type is used for studying its suitability in diesel engine and to study the fuel properties such asspecific fuel consumption, brake thermal efficiency, emissions of CO, CO2, NOx, and un-burnt hydrocarbonsof methyl ester of Mahua oil blends with diesel fuel from 20 to 100% by volume and running in a single cylinder four-stroke diesel engine. Tests were performed on the diesel engine; various above mentioned properties of these fuels are evaluated and compared to that of conventional diesel fuel.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV3I30074
Published in: Volume : 3, Issue : 3
Publication Date: 01/06/2015
Page(s): 114-117

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