COMPARATIVE STUDIES ON PERFORMANCE PARAMETERS OF MEDIUM GRADE LOW HEAT REJECTION COMBUSTION CHAMBER WITH LINSEED OIL BASED BIODIESEL

  • P.V. K. MURTHY Mechanical Engineering Department, Sagar Institute of Technology, Flame of Forest, Urella Road, Chevella, Hyderabad
  • M.V.S. MURALI KRISHNA Mechanical Engineering Department, Chaitanya Bharathi Institute of Technology, Gandipet, Hyderabad- 500 075, Andhra Pradesh, India
Keywords: Need for Alternate Fuels, Vegetable Oil, Biodiesel, LHR combustion chamber, Performance

Abstract

Investigations were carried out to evaluate the performance of diesel engine with medium grade low heat rejection (LHR) combustion chamber consisting of air gap insulated piston with 3-mm air gap, with superni (an alloy of nickel) crown and air gap insulated liner with superni insert with different operating conditions (normal temperature and preheated temperature) of linseed oil based biodiesel (LSOBD) with varied injection timing and injector opening pressure.

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2015-04-30
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