IJMTES – STUDY OF PERFORMANCE AND EMISSION CHARACTERISTICS OF NON-ESTRIFIED NON EDIBLE OIL AS AN ALTERNATE FUEL IN COMPRESSION IGNITION ENGINE

Journal Title : International Journal of Modern Trends in Engineering and Science

Author’s Name : S.BOOPATHI JOE KAMAL RAJ, P.RAVI KUMAR

Volume 01 Issue o2 February 2014

ISSN no: 2348-3121

Page No: 17-21

Abstract— As a result of the current work it is clear that oil is non-edible, which were obtained from biofuel crops called ‘ Jatropha Curcus ‘ may behave like diesel fuel and it has the ability to act as a substitute for diesel and the formation of a renewable energy source. Oil can be used in two ways. First, Jatropha oil and diesel fuel fresh blended with up to 20% can be used without any problem. And secondly, by converting vegetable oils into biodiesel, which is not only oil free glycerol in order to reduce the viscosity can be used in the engine without any blending with diesel. Either way offers almost the same performance and engine durability as is the case with the use of diesel fuel oil and non- flammable and non- toxic, and reduces tailpipe emissions, visible smoke, odors and harmful flume without any modification of the engine. I found it, gathered Jatropha oil and biodiesel called is best suited as exhaust pollution is reduced as much as Jatropha has about 10% of the oxygen inbuilt in it, and also near the efficiency of the efficiency of diesel fuel. But the cost is necessary for conversion into biodiesel must be taken into account. This paper reviews the different aspects of non-esterified Jatropha oil blended with pure diesel and alternative fuel for diesel engines. Various issues under consideration are the characteristics of the fuel, compared with diesel engine performance using various blends and emission characteristics of diesel engines using pure jatropha oil.

Keywords—Jatropha; Bio-fuels; Straight vegetable oils; Blending; Performance and emission characteristic.

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