WIT Press

Emissions From Two Compression Ignition Engined Vehicles Running On Mineral And Rape Seed Oil Based Fuels

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/AIR950422

Volume

10

Pages

7

Published

1995

Size

581 kb

Author(s)

R. Howard-Hildige, S. Condon, J.J. Leahy & K. McDonnell

Abstract

Emissions of carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, oxygen, exhaust opacity, and engine performance were measured upon (1) A 1.4 litre turbo charged Elsbett powered Volkswagen Transporter, running on cold pressed, filtered to 25 microns, unprocessed rape seed oil, compared with running on mineral fuel oil. (2) A 2.4 litre naturally aspirated Toyota Dyna, running on rape methyl ester compared with running on mineral fuel oil. Emissions of carbon monoxide were found to be generally higher with the mineral

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