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Performance Evaluation of CI Engine Using Cottonseed Oil as an Alternate Fuel

Authors(3) :-Milind A. Pelagade, Madhavi S. Harne, Dr. Ramakant Shrivastava

Biodiesel is the alternative fuel that is produced from renewable resources. It is being extensively used around the world thus making it incumbent to fully understand its effects on the combustion process in CI Engine and formation of pollutants. It is the mono-alkyl ester of long chain fatty acids derived from renewable feedstock such as vegetable oils or animal fats. The present study depicts, the performance analysis and exhaust gas analysis of single cylinder water cooled diesel engine different blends of Cottonseed oil (B10, B20, and B30) which were compared for both performance characteristics with pure Diesel. The performance was evaluated for the parameters viz. Break Thermal Efficiency, Break Specific Fuel Consumption, Air Fuel Ratio, Exhaust Gas Temperature, Smoke Opacity and Volumetric Efficiency against different loads. It was found that blends of the methyl ester used in present study can be used as an alternative fuel without any engine modification.
Milind A. Pelagade, Madhavi S. Harne, Dr. Ramakant Shrivastava
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Publication Details
  Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 6 | July-August 2017
  Date of Publication : 2017-08-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 288-293
Manuscript Number : IJSRST173684
Publisher : Technoscience Academy
PRINT ISSN : 2395-6011
ONLINE ISSN : 2395-602X
Cite This Article :
Milind A. Pelagade, Madhavi S. Harne, Dr. Ramakant Shrivastava, "Performance Evaluation of CI Engine Using Cottonseed Oil as an Alternate Fuel", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp.288-293, July-August-2017
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