GASIFICATION OF DIESEL FUEL FOR A LOW-EMISSION, HIGH-EFFICIENCY ENGINE SYSTEM

This paper presents the concept of gasified diesel fuel as a potential solution to the diesel engine emissions problem, especially the particulates. The concept employs two-stage combustion. Results of the analysis indicate up to 10 percent improvement in overall system efficiency over conventional diesel engines. Experiments on a catalytic gasifier show that complete gasification of diesel fuel is possible without soot or particulate formation.

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    • Presented at SAE Congress and Exposition, Detroit, 25-29 February 1980. Research sponsored by National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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    Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  United States  15096
  • Authors:
    • PUROHIT, G P
    • Houseman, J
  • Publication Date: 1980

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  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 10 p.
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  • Accession Number: 00319714
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 800264, HS-028 949
  • Files: HSL, TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 27 1985 12:00AM