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Comparison of Different Fossil Diesel Fuels and Biodiesel with Respect to Gaseous and Particle Emissions

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

Citation:  Paper number  036038,  2003 ASAE Annual Meeting . (doi: 10.13031/2013.14123) @2003
Authors:   Axel Munack, Jürgen Krahl, Hendrik Stein, Olaf Schröder
Keywords:   Biodiesel; Swedish low sulfur diesel fuel, gaseous emissions; particle emissions

The sharper regulations for diesel engine emissions lead to the requirement that both fuels and engines must be developed jointly. In the future, so-called designer fuels will help to achieve the sharper limits. In our research, conventional diesel fuel, biodiesel, Swedish low sulfur diesel fuel MK1 and a specially designed diesel fuel were compared using a DaimlerChrysler diesel engine, running the modes of the ECE 49 test cycle. The results for regulated and non-regulated gaseous emissions as well as particulate matter size distributions are reported.

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