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The effects of alternative fuel storage method and ambient temperature on fuel properties , visual appearance and emissions

Ahmed, Luqman Abdishakur and Khalid, Amir and Zaman, Izzuddin (2017) The effects of alternative fuel storage method and ambient temperature on fuel properties , visual appearance and emissions. In: Combustion Control Strategies Internal Combustion Engines. Series 1 . Penerbit UTHM, pp. 107-119. ISBN 9789670764948

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Biodiesel produced from any fat or oil blended with diesel in different percentage has emerged as an alternative diesel and renewable energy. In Malaysia, crude palm oil CPO) is the most preferable feedstock to be converted into biodiesel via trans esterification process. This study aimed to investigate the effects of storage duration of variant blending biodiesel ratio under different storage temperature on fuel properties and exhaust emissions. The biodiesel samples were stored in clinical compartment, at different temperatures and were monitored at regular interval over a period of 60 days. Blending of biodiesel are varied from 5vol %( B5) ~ 45vol %( B45) and storage temperature from 5o C~30o C. The tests subject presented in this research is performed according to ASTM D6751 and EN 14214 standard. The effects of storage conditions on properties of biodiesel such as density, kinematics viscosity, acid value, water content and flash point of biodiesel were discussed in detail. Furthermore, the experimental with burner system was carried out to observe the influences of storage method on emission aspects. Analysis of the measurement performed shows that the biodiesel density, viscosity and carbon monoxide are affected by storage duration and storage temperature. High blending ratio exhibits relative variant in emissions production due to the higher oxygenated fuel.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: T Technology > TP Chemical technology > TP315-360 Fuel
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering Technology > Department of Mechanical Engineering Technology
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 30 Sep 2019 03:21
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2019 03:21
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/11657
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