Model Analysis of The Effect of Ethanol Blended Diesel Fuels In Diesel Engines on Ignition Delay And Combustion

Authors(4) :-Dogan Simsek, Erdinc Vural, Salih Ozer, N. Yilmaz Colak

The research of alternative fuels in diesel engines is being studied by many researchers. These studies annoy the researchers in terms of time and cost. In this study, Diesel-RK software, used as commercial software, is used to compare 3 different alcohols Butanol (C4H9OH), Methanol (CH3OH) and propanol (C3H8H)) Diesel fuel and 5%, 10% and 15% mixture ratios are modeled as single-cylinder direct injection diesel engines. The most appropriate blended fuels for diesel fuel are compared with diesel fuel in terms of ignition delay and combustion duration at maximum torque cycle. The values obtained are the maximum engine torque (2800 min-1) obtained as 0.4% with B5 fuel, 1.8% with M15 fuel and 1.6% with P15 fuel. In the ignition delays of the fuels modeled at the same engine speed, the ignition delays are also increased by the increasing ratio of butanol, propanol and methanol alcohols to that of diesel fuel. It has been determined that the combustion time is increased in all ratios of methanol alcohol compared to other alcohols.

Authors and Affiliations

Dogan Simsek
Technical Sciences Vocational School, Bitlis Eren University,Bitlis, Turkey
Erdinc Vural
Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Bitlis Eren University, Bitlis, Turkey
Salih Ozer
Faculty of Engineering and Architecture, Mus Alparslan University, Mus, Turkey
N. Yilmaz Colak

Methanol, Butanol, Propanol, Ignition delay, Diesel engine

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Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 4 | May-June 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-06-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 47-54
Manuscript Number : IJSRST1733211
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Dogan Simsek, Erdinc Vural, Salih Ozer, N. Yilmaz Colak, " Model Analysis of The Effect of Ethanol Blended Diesel Fuels In Diesel Engines on Ignition Delay And Combustion ", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 4, pp.47-54, May-June-2017.
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