Year 2020, Volume 4 , Issue 4, Pages 300 - 306 2020-12-31

Increasing Cetane Number of the Diesel Fuel by Fuel Additives

Süleyman ŞİMŞEK [1]


Current study uses DieselFX (DFX) additive to increase the cetane number of the diesel fuel used in compression-ignition (CI) engines, re-duce carbon monoxide (CO) and hydrocarbon (HC) emissions, and im-prove engine performance. In this respect, the effects of the additive used in diesel engines were analyzed. A Katana brand, KM 178 FE model, sin-gle-cylinder, air-cooled engine was started at a constant engine speed with different loads for the experiments. By adding the additive in 1% and 2% ratios the cetane number was increased to 62 and 75, respective-ly, furthermore at 3% and 5% additive ratios the cetane number value reached over 76. In result of the experiments, DFX2 offers 12.24% in-crease on efficiency compared to the diesel fuel and 6.87% increase in specific fuel consumption. As for the emission values, with the use of DFX5 44.23% reduction in HC emission and 50% reduction on average in CO emission was observed at 3000W load compared to additive-free diesel fuel. Moreover, 37.84% increase was observed in carbon dioxide (CO2) emission at 3000W engine load for DFX2 whereas 52.11% in-crease was observed in nitrogen oxide (NOx) emission for DFX5.
Diesel engine performance, Emission, Cetane number, Knocking, Combustion
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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering, Mechanical
Journal Section Research Articles
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0002-0593-8036
Author: Süleyman ŞİMŞEK (Primary Author)
Institution: ISTANBUL AYDIN UNIVERSITY
Country: Turkey


Dates

Application Date : September 16, 2020
Acceptance Date : November 6, 2020
Publication Date : December 31, 2020

Bibtex @research article { ijastech795984, 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 = {300 - 306}, doi = {10.30939/ijastech..795984}, title = {Increasing Cetane Number of the Diesel Fuel by Fuel Additives}, key = {cite}, author = {Şi̇mşek, Süleyman} }
APA Şi̇mşek, S . (2020). Increasing Cetane Number of the Diesel Fuel by Fuel Additives . International Journal of Automotive Science And Technology , 4 (4) , 300-306 . DOI: 10.30939/ijastech..795984
MLA Şi̇mşek, S . "Increasing Cetane Number of the Diesel Fuel by Fuel Additives" . International Journal of Automotive Science And Technology 4 (2020 ): 300-306 <https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/ijastech/issue/57041/795984>
Chicago Şi̇mşek, S . "Increasing Cetane Number of the Diesel Fuel by Fuel Additives". International Journal of Automotive Science And Technology 4 (2020 ): 300-306
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AMA Şi̇mşek S . Increasing Cetane Number of the Diesel Fuel by Fuel Additives. ijastech. 2020; 4(4): 300-306.
Vancouver Şi̇mşek S . Increasing Cetane Number of the Diesel Fuel by Fuel Additives. International Journal of Automotive Science And Technology. 2020; 4(4): 300-306.
IEEE S. Şi̇mşek , "Increasing Cetane Number of the Diesel Fuel by Fuel Additives", International Journal of Automotive Science And Technology, vol. 4, no. 4, pp. 300-306, Dec. 2021, doi:10.30939/ijastech..795984