Year 2020, Volume 4 , Issue 2, Pages 59 - 69 2020-06-30

A Comparative Study of Ethanol and Methanol Addition Effects on Engine Performance, Combustion and Emissions in the SI Engine

İlker ÖRS [1] , Bahar SAYIN [2] , Murat CİNİVİZ [3]


In this study, the availability of methanol instead of ethanol was investigated in terms of performance, emission and combustion characteristics. The experiments were conducted in a single cylinder, four-stroke SI engine for different engine speeds at full engine load. Test fuels were prepared by 10% ethanol and methanol addition into gasoline. According to the experimental results, while methanol addition increased bsfc values by 10.3% compared to ethanol addition, it caused a reduction to the bte values by 6.12%. The methanol addition fuel has shown similar combustion characteristics with ethanol addition fuel. Although the methanol addition decreased CO2, CO, HC and NOx emissions by 6.48%, 26.6%, 4.75% and 9.16% respectively compared to ethanol addition, it has higher oxygen emission values by 15.3% due to its higher oxygen content than ethanol. These results show that methanol can also use as an additive for gasoline like ethanol.
Combustion characteristics, Ethanol, Exhaust emissions, Methanol, SI engine
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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering, Mechanical
Journal Section Volumes
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-8385-9846
Author: İlker ÖRS (Primary Author)
Institution: SELÇUK ÜNİVERSİTESİ
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0002-7899-7088
Author: Bahar SAYIN
Institution: SELCUK UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Orcid: 0000-0003-3512-6730
Author: Murat CİNİVİZ
Institution: SELCUK UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Supporting Institution Scientific Research Projects Coordination Unit of Selcuk University
Project Number 18401166
Thanks This study was supported by the grants from Scientific Research Projects Coordination Unit of Selcuk University (Project No: 18401166)
Dates

Application Date : April 2, 2020
Acceptance Date : May 13, 2020
Publication Date : June 30, 2020

Bibtex @research article { ijastech713682, journal = {International Journal of Automotive Science And Technology}, issn = {}, eissn = {2587-0963}, address = {Gazi Üniversitesi Teknoloji Fakültesi Otomotiv Mühendisliği Bölümü, Teknikokullar, Ankara}, publisher = {Otomotiv Mühendisleri Derneği}, year = {2020}, volume = {4}, pages = {59 - 69}, doi = {10.30939/ijastech..713682}, title = {A Comparative Study of Ethanol and Methanol Addition Effects on Engine Performance, Combustion and Emissions in the SI Engine}, key = {cite}, author = {Örs, İlker and Sayın, Bahar and Ci̇ni̇vi̇z, Murat} }
APA Örs, İ , Sayın, B , Ci̇ni̇vi̇z, M . (2020). A Comparative Study of Ethanol and Methanol Addition Effects on Engine Performance, Combustion and Emissions in the SI Engine . International Journal of Automotive Science And Technology , 4 (2) , 59-69 . DOI: 10.30939/ijastech..713682
MLA Örs, İ , Sayın, B , Ci̇ni̇vi̇z, M . "A Comparative Study of Ethanol and Methanol Addition Effects on Engine Performance, Combustion and Emissions in the SI Engine" . International Journal of Automotive Science And Technology 4 (2020 ): 59-69 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ijastech/issue/53507/713682>
Chicago Örs, İ , Sayın, B , Ci̇ni̇vi̇z, M . "A Comparative Study of Ethanol and Methanol Addition Effects on Engine Performance, Combustion and Emissions in the SI Engine". International Journal of Automotive Science And Technology 4 (2020 ): 59-69
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ISNAD Örs, İlker , Sayın, Bahar , Ci̇ni̇vi̇z, Murat . "A Comparative Study of Ethanol and Methanol Addition Effects on Engine Performance, Combustion and Emissions in the SI Engine". International Journal of Automotive Science And Technology 4 / 2 (June 2020): 59-69 . https://doi.org/10.30939/ijastech..713682
AMA Örs İ , Sayın B , Ci̇ni̇vi̇z M . A Comparative Study of Ethanol and Methanol Addition Effects on Engine Performance, Combustion and Emissions in the SI Engine. ijastech. 2020; 4(2): 59-69.
Vancouver Örs İ , Sayın B , Ci̇ni̇vi̇z M . A Comparative Study of Ethanol and Methanol Addition Effects on Engine Performance, Combustion and Emissions in the SI Engine. International Journal of Automotive Science And Technology. 2020; 4(2): 59-69.