Ethanol additions to the Brazilian fuel supply are seasonal and regionally variable. Thus cars in Brazil must now function with gasoline/alcohol mixtures ranging in alcohol content from 0 percent to 30 percent. A sensor system is described which measures the on-board alcohol concentration so that carburetion and/or spark timing corrections can be made for optimal engine operation.

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    Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

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  • Authors:
    • Hile, J W
    • Rabe, P R
  • Publication Date: 1978-8

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  • Accession Number: 00188420
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 28 1979 12:00AM