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Chapter 7

Diesel Engine Efficiency and Emissions using Biodiesel and its Blends

The use of vegetable oil as a fuel for compression ignition engines is not a new idea. Rudolph Diesel used peanut oil to fuel diesel engines during the late 1800s. Petroleum-based diesel fuel has been the fuel of choice for the diesel engine for many years due to an abundant supply and low fuel pric...

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Print publication date
09 Oct 2012
Copyright year
2012
Print ISBN
978-1-84973-470-7
PDF eISBN
978-1-84973-472-1