Diesel combustion characteristics of palm oil butyl ester

Yu Ueda, Eiji Kinoshita, Hiroshi Tajima, Kazunori Hamasaki

研究成果: ジャーナルへの寄稿記事

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In order to reduce the pour point of palm oil biodiesel, palm oil butyl ester (PBE) is made with 1-butanol by transesterification. As a result, the pour point of PBE is 5.0°C and it is lower than that of palm oil methyl ester (PME), 12.5°C. The combustion characteristics and exhaust emissions of PBE are investigated using a direct injection diesel engine, and are compared with PME, rapeseed oil methyl ester (RME) and JIS No. 2 gas oil. The thermal efficiency of PBE is almost the same as those of the other test fuels. PBE has good ignitability as PME. Although HC, CO and smoke emissions of PBE are slightly higher than that of PME, PBE has lower exhaust emissions compared with the gas oil. Also, smoke emission of PBE is almost the same as that of RME. It is concluded that PBE is a good alternative diesel fuel.

元の言語英語
ページ(範囲)1451-1457
ページ数7
ジャーナルNihon Kikai Gakkai Ronbunshu, B Hen/Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Part B
74
発行部数6
出版物ステータス出版済み - 6 2008

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Palm oil
esters
Esters
oils
exhaust emission
Gas oils
Smoke
smoke
fuel tests
Alternative fuels
Transesterification
Direct injection
diesel fuels
Diesel fuels
Biodiesel
thermodynamic efficiency
Butenes
diesel engines

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  • Mechanical Engineering

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Diesel combustion characteristics of palm oil butyl ester. / Ueda, Yu; Kinoshita, Eiji; Tajima, Hiroshi; Hamasaki, Kazunori.

:: Nihon Kikai Gakkai Ronbunshu, B Hen/Transactions of the Japan Society of Mechanical Engineers, Part B, 巻 74, 番号 6, 06.2008, p. 1451-1457.

研究成果: ジャーナルへの寄稿記事

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