DUAL-FUELING TURBOCHARGED DIESELS WITH ETHANOL.

J. MARCIO CRUZ, C. ALAN ROTZ, DUANE H. WATSON

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Abstract

THE STUDY DESCRIBED WAS MADE TO INVESTIGATE THE FEASIBILITYOF USING ETHANOL AS ALTERNATIVE FUEL FOR FARM TRACTORS WITHTURBOCHARGED DIESEL ENGINES, AND TO DETERMINE ANY ASSOCIATED PROBLEMS. SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES WERE TO STUDY THE PERFORMANCE OF A DUAL-FUELED TRACTOR WHERE ETHANOL WAS EITHER SPRAYED OR ASPIRATED FROM A CARBURETOR INTO THE INLET AIR SYSTEM OF THE ENGINE.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1163-1168
Number of pages6
JournalTRANS AM SOC AGRIC ENG (GEN ED)
VolumeV 25
Issue numberN 5
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 1982

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  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences (miscellaneous)

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CRUZ, J. MARCIO., ROTZ, C. ALAN., & WATSON, DUANE. H. (1982). DUAL-FUELING TURBOCHARGED DIESELS WITH ETHANOL. TRANS AM SOC AGRIC ENG (GEN ED), V 25(N 5), 1163-1168.