THE IMPACT OF FUEL QUALITY ON THE QUALITY OF MOTOR CARS AND TRANSPORT IN GENERAL

In this paper the author discusses the need to improve fuel quality in line with the technological development of engines. Aspects of gasoline discussed include a) volatility, b) the use of alcohol in gasoline blending, c) the adsorption of sulphur and silicium and d) the build-up of deposits. Aspects of diesel fuel discussed include a) engine noise, b) smoke, c) deposits, d) foaming during refuelling and e) emissions. Cooperative initiatives being undertaken are noted. For the covering abstract see IRRD 875003.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 71-84

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00717950
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • ISBN: 7-80003-310-4
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Mar 20 1996 12:00AM