IJSRSET calls volunteers interested to contribute towards the scientific development in the field of Science, Engineering and Technology

Home > IJSRSET151456                                                     


Injection Characteristics of a CI Engine Fuelled with Pongamia Pinnata Methyl Ester

Authors(2):

Honnegowda, Dr Ramesha D K
  • Abstract
  • Authors
  • Keywords
  • References
  • Details
Compression ignition engine is a popular prime mover in rural areas, particularly in the places where electrical power is not available. The rapid depletion of fossil fuel has stimulated worldwide efforts to produce alternative fuel to diesel fuel. Use of bio origin fuel as an alternative fuel can contribute significantly towards the twin problem of fuel crises. The fuel of bio origin may be the bio diesel obtained from edible or non-edible vegetable oil through transesterification process. Most of the properties of bio diesel compare favourably with the characteristics required for diesel fuel. This fuel in the form of blend with diesel performs almost as well as neat diesel fuel with no engine modification. Honge oil is non-edible vegetable oil. Experiments are conducted on 10 HP single cylinders, four stroke, water cooled CI engine using honge oil methyl esters to study the engine performance at different injection pressures and different injection timing. The effect of injection pressure on the performance at three different working pressures of 180, 200, and 220 bar and at three different timing of 23°, 27°  and 30° are studied. Non edible honge oil bio diesel was tested for their use as substitute fuels for diesel engines. The results showed a better performance at an injection pressure of 200 bar and injection timing 300° bTDC.

Honnegowda, Dr Ramesha D K

Honge Oil Methyl Ester; CI Engine; Injection Pressure; Injection Timing; Performance Characteristics.

  1. Sawant Rath, "Performance and Emission Analysis of blends of Karanja Methyl Ester in a Compression Ignition Engine", Ph.D. thesis, N.I.T, Rourkela, 2011
  2. Surendra R, Kalbande and Subhash D "Jtaropha and Karanja Bio-fuel: An alternative fuel for diesel engine", ARPN, Journal of Engg, and Applied Sciences, 3, 2008
  3. Avinashkumar Agarwal and Rajamanoharan K, "Experimental investigations of performance and emissions of Karanjaoil and its blends in a single cylinder agricultural diesel engine", Applied Energy, Volume 86, Pages 106-112, 2009
  4. Nagaraja.A.M and Prabhukumar.G.P "Effect of injection pressure on the engine performance with Ricebran oil as Biodiesel", pp. 581-587, XVIII NCICEC 2003.
  5. Konthe G., "Analyzing Biodiesel: Standards and Other Methods", J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc., 83, pp823-833, 2006.
  6. Konthe G., "Structures indices in FA chemistry, how relevant is the iodine value?" J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc., 9, pp847-853,2002.
  7. Shrivastava A. and Prasad R., "Triglycerides based diesel fuel", Oil Energy Rev., 4, pp111-113, 2000.
  8. Reid, J. F., Hansen A. C and Goering C. E. "Quantifying diesel injector coking with computer vision". Transactions of the ASAE 32(5): pp1503-1506, 1989.
  9. Ryan III, Dodge T. W., L. G, and Callahan T. J. "The effects of vegetable oil properties on injection and combustion in two different diesel engines". J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc., 61(10): pp1610-1619, 1984.
  10. Gopalkrishnan K.P. and Rao P.S., "Use of non edible vegetable oil as alternate fuels in diesel engines", DNES project report I.C.E. lab, Madras 36 (1996).
  11. Banwal B.K. and Sharma M.P., "Aspects of biodiesel production from vegetable oils in India", Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, pp1-16, (2004).
  12. Surendra R., Kalbande and Subhash D., "Jtaropha and Karanja Bio-fuel: An alternative fuel for diesel engine", ARPN, Journal of engg. and applied sciences, 3, 1 (2008).
  13. Senthil M. Kumar, Ramesh A. and Nagalingam B., "Investigation on use of jatropha curcus oil and its methyl esters as a fuel in compression ignition engine", International Journal of Institute of Energy, 74, pp24-28 (2001).
  14. Senthil M. Kumar, Ramesh A. and Nagalingam B., "An experimental comparison of methods to use methanol and jatropha curcus in a compression ignition engine", International Journal of Institute of Energy, 25, pp301-318, (2003).
  15. Agrawal A.K., "Vegetable oils verses diesel fuel development and use of biodiesel in compression ignition engine", TIDE, 83, pp191-204, (1998).
  16. Sinha S. and Misra N.C., "Diesel fuel alternative from vegetable oils", Chem. Engg. World, 32(10), pp77-80, (1997)NCE.
  17. Shaheed A. and Swain E., "Combustion analysis of coconut oil and its methyl esters in a diesel engine", Proceedings of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, London, UK, 213, pp417-425, (1999).
  18. Goering C.E., Schwab A.W., Daugherty M.J., Pryde E.H. and Heakin A.J., "Fuel properties of eleven vegetable oils", ASAE, 813579 (1981).
  19. Bio fuel report of committee on development of bio-fuel, Planning Commission, Government of India (2003).
  20. Naga Sarada S, Shailaja M, Sita Rama Raju A.V, Kalyani Radha K. "Optimization of injection pressure for a compression ignition engine with cotton seed oil as an alternate fuel". International journal of engineering, science and technology-2012
  21. Siva Kumar A. "Vegetable oil substitutes for diesel fuel". Transactions of the ASAE 26(2): 322-327, 1983.
  22. Samaga.B.S "Vegetable oil as alternative fuels for the CI engine" pp. B-10to B-12, VIII NCICEC, 1983.
  23. Bhonadaya.G. Reddy, Redy.K.V and Ganeshan.V "Utilization of non-edible vegetable oil in diesel engine" pp 211-214, XVII NCICEC, 2001.

Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 4 | July-August - 2015
Date of Publication Print ISSN Online ISSN
2015-08-25 2395-1990 2394-4099
Page(s) Manuscript Number   Publisher
316-320 IJSRSET151456   Technoscience Academy

Cite This Article

Honnegowda, Dr Ramesha D K, "Injection Characteristics of a CI Engine Fuelled with Pongamia Pinnata Methyl Ester", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 4, pp.316-320, July-August-2015.
URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET151456.php

IJSRSET Xplore

Subscribe

Conferences

National Conference on Advances in Mechanical Engineering 2017(NCAME 2017)

National Conference on Emerging Trends in Civil Engineering 2017( NCETCE 2017)