Influence of FAME addition to diesel fuel on exhaust fumes opacity of diesel engine
 
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Department of Power Engineering and Vehicles, Faculty of Production Engineering, University of Life Sciences, Głęboka 28, 20-612 Lublin, Poland
 
Int. Agrophys. 2008, 22(2): 179–183
 
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The work presents the results of research on the influence of the addition of rapeseed oil fatty acid methyl esters (FAME) to diesel oil, in the quantity of 1-5% by volume, on exhaust fumes opacity of a diesel engine powered by such fuel. The research employed rapeseed oil FAME the additive. The results obtained proved that the use of FAME and methyl esters as an additive to diesel fuel (DF) in the quantity of 5% causes a reduction of exhaust fumes opacity of diesel engine.
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