Optimization of operating factors and blended levels of diesel, biodiesel and ethanol fuels to minimize exhaust emissions of diesel engine using response surface methodology

Optimization of operating factors and blended levels of diesel, biodiesel and ethanol fuels to... •Biodiesel and ethanol reduced CO, HC, NOx, smoke opacity and increased CO2.•RSM can be employed to optimize engine performance and exhaust emissions.•A high desirability was obtained as 74% by RSM.•High desirability was detected at 2800 rpm, 63% diesel, 26% biodiesel and 11% ethanol blends.•Optimum parameters were 0.013% of CO, 41 ppm of HC, 643 ppm of NOx, 12% of smoke opacity and 7.3% of CO2. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Applied Thermal Engineering Elsevier

Optimization of operating factors and blended levels of diesel, biodiesel and ethanol fuels to minimize exhaust emissions of diesel engine using response surface methodology

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Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2016 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
1359-4311
eISSN
1873-5606
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2015.12.143
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Abstract

•Biodiesel and ethanol reduced CO, HC, NOx, smoke opacity and increased CO2.•RSM can be employed to optimize engine performance and exhaust emissions.•A high desirability was obtained as 74% by RSM.•High desirability was detected at 2800 rpm, 63% diesel, 26% biodiesel and 11% ethanol blends.•Optimum parameters were 0.013% of CO, 41 ppm of HC, 643 ppm of NOx, 12% of smoke opacity and 7.3% of CO2.

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Applied Thermal EngineeringElsevier

Published: Apr 25, 2016

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