Experimental Investigations on a Four Stoke Diesel Engine Operated by Neem Biodiesel Blended with Diesel

Authors(1) :-Dr. V. Naga Prasad Naidu

The fast depletion of fuels and huge demand for diesel in transport, power and agricultural sectors activates the research and development of substitute energy resources to maintain economic development. One of the best alternatives is Biodiesels obtained from Vegetable oils. The present study focuses on Evaluation of performance and emission characteristics of a single cylinder four stroke diesel engine with different blends (B05, B10, B15, B20 and B25 in comparison to diesel) of Neem biodiesel and Diesel. The performance is compared with diesel fuel, on the basis of brake specific fuel consumption, brake thermal efficiency, exhaust gas temperature and emissions of hydrocarbons and oxides of nitrogen. From the experimental Results it is observed that the blend B20 have closer performance to diesel and hydrocarbon emissions are less than diesel.

Authors and Affiliations

Dr. V. Naga Prasad Naidu
Principal, Intellectual Institute of Technology, Anantapuramu, Andhra Pradesh, India

Bio Diesel, Performance, Emissions, Hydro Carbons, Neem oil.

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 1 | Issue 2 | March-April 2015
Date of Publication : 2015-03-30
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 564-568
Manuscript Number : IJSRSET184492
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

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

Cite This Article :

Dr. V. Naga Prasad Naidu, " Experimental Investigations on a Four Stoke Diesel Engine Operated by Neem Biodiesel Blended with Diesel, International Journal of Scientific Research in Science, Engineering and Technology(IJSRSET), Print ISSN : 2395-1990, Online ISSN : 2394-4099, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp.564-568, March-April-2015.
Journal URL : http://ijsrset.com/IJSRSET184492

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