Performance on Diesel Engine is Conducted by Nerium Oil as Alternative Fuel

Authors(1) :-Dr. R. Ramachandra

The world's fossil fuel reserves are depleting rapidly, according to the survey, 75% of fossil fuel production will be decreased in coming 11 years. Developing countries like India, invests heavily on imports of fossil fuels. Diesel fueled vehicles discharge significant amount of pollutants like CO, HC, NOx, lead, soot, which are harmful for the environment. In this present work, four different blend ratios of Nerium oil esters in varying proportions viz., 20%, 30%, 40% pure Nerium oil with diesel are used. for investigating performance and emission characteristics. Experiments are carried out on a diesel engine using Nerium oil as alternative fuel which is a single cylinder, four-stroke, water cooled, and constant speed engine capable of developing a power output of 6.6 kW at 1500 rpm. Performance parameters such as brake power, specific fuel consumption, and thermal efficiency are calculated based on experimental analysis of the engine. Emissions such as carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and unburned hydrocarbon are measured.

Authors and Affiliations

Dr. R. Ramachandra
Principal & Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, SKD Engineering College, Gooty. Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh, India

Nerium Oil, Diesel Engine, Performance, Emissions.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 6 | September-October 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-10-31
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 739-745
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET1736179
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099

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Dr. R. Ramachandra, " Performance on Diesel Engine is Conducted by Nerium Oil as Alternative Fuel, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 3, Issue 6, pp.739-745, September-October-2017.
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