Experimental Investigation Of Performance and Emission Of Single Cylinder diesel Engine Operating on Diesel Blended with Nano Particles


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Abstract


In this project an attempt is made to use Nano Technology. This Project Studies the
Performance parameters of single cylinder diesel engine using diesel blended with Nano
particles . The performance Study is carried out in two phases. Pure diesel is used in first
phase. In second phase it involves the engine operated with diesel blended with different Nano
particles in various proportions. After taking reading the performance comparisons is made. All
performance tests are performed at a constant speed of 1500 rpm by varying the load. The load
is given to engine by means of mechanical mode. In this project we are used two type of nano particles
such as Al2O3 of 50 nm size and TiO2 of 40 nm size . We are adding 0.5% wt of nano particles to the
diesel. The present work mainly focuses on comparing the different nano particles with diesel to
improve the performance of compression ignition engine. The investigations shows that using nano
fluids resulted in 10% reduction of emission and 15% of performance improvement.
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Keywords


Nano particle, Nano fluids, Al2O3, TiO2, Thermal properties, single cylinder diesel engine, Performance, Emission

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