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American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2018, 6(2), 61-65
DOI: 10.12691/ajme-6-2-4
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Preheating of Biodiesel for the Improvement of the Performance Characteristics of Di Engine

Kiran Kumar Sureddy1, and Dr. N. Govind2

1Research Scholar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University College of Engineering and Technology, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Guntur, A.P, India

2Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Rvr&Jc College of Engineering and Technology, Guntur, A.P, India

Pub. Date: July 19, 2018

Cite this paper:
Kiran Kumar Sureddy and Dr. N. Govind. Preheating of Biodiesel for the Improvement of the Performance Characteristics of Di Engine. American Journal of Mechanical Engineering. 2018; 6(2):61-65. doi: 10.12691/ajme-6-2-4


This paper mainly reviews about the usage of preheated bio diesel added with 25% Sunflower fuel and evaluates its performance for selected blend with different loads. Bio diesel is added with sunflower oil for rapid combustion as for the bio diesel, the cetane number is high that results in shorter delay of ignition and the mixture is preheated to raise its temperature to improve the combustion process. Analysis of the parameters required to define the combustion characteristics such as BSFC, BSEC, BT, Exhaust Gas Temperature, NOX, Unborn Hydrocarbons, and Carbon Monoxide, Smoke are the performance of engine and its emissions of preheated bio diesel.

bio diesel alternative fuel sunflower oil loads preheated performance emissions

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