Performance and Emission Characteristics of A C.I. Engine By Effect of Cerium Oxide Nanoparticles as Additive to Diesel
[Nithin Samuel,Lasithan L G2] Volume 1: Issue 2, April 2014
Abstract:-An experimental investigation is carried out to establish the performance and emission characteristics of a compression ignition engine while using cerium oxide nanoparticles as additive in neat diesel. The work has been divided into two phases. In the first phase, pure diesel is tested in a CI engine. Then in the second phase, performance characteristics are studied using the fuel added with nanoparticle in a four cylinder four stroke engine. The cerium oxide acts as an oxygen donating catalyst and provides oxygen for the oxidation of CO or absorbs oxygen for the reduction of NOx
Index Terms:-Diesel engine, cerium oxide, nanoparticles, engine emissions
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