FUEL OF THE FUTURE?

Evaluations of methanol vs gasoline as an automotive fuel reveals that methanol has low heating value per unit volume; low vapor pressure and high latent heat of vaporization. Further desirable characteristics of methanol fueled engines include low emission rates, low energy consumption, high power output, satisfactory cold start behavior and good driveability.

Media Info

  • Pagination: p. 48-52
  • Serial:
    • Automotive Engineering
    • Volume: 85
    • Issue Number: 12
    • Publisher: Society of Automotive Engineers
    • ISSN: 0098-2571

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00177209
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 19 1978 12:00AM