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  • ISSN: 2278-0149 (Online)
  • Abbreviated Title:  Int. J. Mech. Eng. Robot. Res.  
  • Editor-in-Chief: ​Prof Richard (Chunhui) Yang, Western Sydney University, Australia
  • Associate Editor: Prof. B.V. Appa Rao, Andhra University; Prof. Ian R. McAndrew, Capitol Technology University, USA
  • Managing Editor: Murali Krishna. B
  • DOI: 10.18178/ijmerr
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International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Research

The Ability to Use 50% Biodiesel and Supercharging Syngas in Dual Fuel Mode for a Turbocharging Diesel-engine Generator

Abstract—The current renewable fuels, such as diesel oil mixed to 50% biodiesel (B50) and syngas, are being interested in applying with diesel engines in some parts of Asia. The main objective of this research is to investigate the use of B50 and this oil combined to supercharging syngas from gas flow rate 76 to 125 lpm in dual fuel mode with a turbocharging diesel-engine generator. Results of engine testing indicate that using B50 has lower engine performance and emissions than diesel oil. On the other hand, compressing syngas up to 85 lpm combined to B50 is equally engine performance with diesel oil. Moreover, syngas flow rate increased to 125 lpm combined to B50 has more engine performance than using B50 and diesel only. However, various emissions are increased as increasing syngas combined to B50.

Index Terms— B50, supercharging syngas, diesel engine, performance, emissions