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An update on nano additive in diesel fuel

Norhafana, M. and M. M., Noor and M. Sharif, Pshtiwan and Hagos, F. Y. and Hairuddin, A. A. and K., Kadirgama and D., Ramasamy and M. M., Rahman and Alenezi, R. and Hoang, A. T. (2018) An update on nano additive in diesel fuel. In: International Postgraduate Conference On Mechanical Engineering, 31 Oktober 2018 , Universiti Malaysia Pahang, Pekan. pp. 1-51.. (Unpublished)

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This paper reports the results of various researches carried out up to 2015 on the engine performance and emission characteristics of Diesel engine using nano particles additives in diesel, biodiesel and water emulsified fuels. There are two methods of reducing the exhaust gas emission of the Diesel engine. First method is to reduce the emissions by using exhaust gas treatment devices like catalytic converter and diesel particulate filter. However, use of these devices affects the performance of Diesel engine. Second method to reduce emissions and improve performance of CI engine is the use of fuel additive. Main pollutants of Diesel engine are oxide of nitrogen (NOx) and particulate matter (PM). However, it is difficult to control NOx and PM simultaneously. Many researchers report that the best method to control the emissions and improve the engine performance is the use of nano particles additives and water emulsified fuels. This research paper also reports the biodiesel fuel as an alternative to diesel fuel by using various nano particle additives. Comparative studies of effects on various properties of diesel and biodiesel fuels without/with water contents and nano particles additives by previous researchers are done. Most of the researchers reported improved engine performance and reduction in emission characteristics with dosing of nano particles additives in diesel and biodiesel.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Keynote)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Diesel engine; Engine performance
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Depositing User: Pn. Hazlinda Abd Rahman
Date Deposited: 19 Sep 2019 03:40
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2019 03:40
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