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Extending Diesel Engine Life and Fuel Economy with Canola Based Fuel Additives
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Comments:1% canola reduced wear by 50% compared to ULSD alone

DIESEL ENGINE FAILURES DUE TO FUEL WITH INSUFFICIENT LUBRICITY
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Comments: Shows the effects of reduced lubricity and poor injector spray patterns

MIXING GASOLINE AND DIESEL
http://www.turbodieselregister.com/mixing_gasoline_and_diesel.htm
Comments: Interesting as the facts can be related to the effects of mixing Gasoline and vegetable oil

Physical propertes of diesel fuel
http://www.biofuels.coop/archive/4_SVO.ppt
Comments: Clearly shows effects of both diesel and biodiesel on various metals and synthetic tubing.

Fueling Direct Injected Diesel Engines with 2% Biodiesel Blend
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Evaluation of the Lubricity of Soybean Oil-Based Additives in Diesel Fuel
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Engine Oil Analysis of Diesel Engines Fueled with Biodiesel Blends
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The Effect of Timing and Oxidation on Emissions from Biodiesel-Fueled Engines
http://www.me.iastate.edu/biodiesel/Technical%20Papers/More%20papers/paper2.pdf
Comments: Abstract only.

The Performance and Emissions of a Diesel Engine Fuelled with Biodiesel from Yellow Grease & Soybean Oil
/http://akademikpersonel.kocaeli.edu.tr/nozsezen/sci/nozsezen09.02.2010_11.59.31sci.pdf
Comments: Abstract only

Biodiesel Blend Detection Using a Fuel Composition Sensor
http://www3.me.iastate.edu/biodiesel/Technical%20Papers/Tat_ASAE%20Paper%20No.%2001-6052.pdf
Comments: presented at the American Society of Agricultural Engineers 2001 Annual meeting

Physical Properties and Composition Detection of Biodiesel-Diesel Fuel Blends
http://www3.me.iastate.edu/biodiesel/Technical%20Papers/ASAE%20Paper%20No.%20026084.pdf
Comments: presented at the American Society of Agricultural Engineers 2002 Annual Meeting

Lubricating oil contamination
http://www3.me.iastate.edu/biodiesel/Pages/biodiesel21.html
Comments: Contamination or dilution of the lubricating oil of biodiesel-fueled vehicles

Advanced Combustion Research for Energy from Vegetable Oils (ACREVO)
http://www.biomatnet.org/secure/Fair/F484.htm#final
Comments: The objective of the ACREVO project is to investigate and improve the combustion performances of vegetable oils as liquid biofuels for diesel engines and furnaces for local power generation and transport.

Waste Vegetable Oil As A Diesel Replacement Fuel
http://www.shortcircuit.com.au/warfa/paper/paper.htm

Comments: Very interesting reading on why Vegetable oils combust the way they do and the rusults of that combustion.

Palm Oil as a Fuel for Agricultural Diesel Engines: Comparative Testing against Diesel Oil
http://journeytoforever.org/biodiesel_SVO-palm.html
Comments: Shows percentages of increase weat on various engine components in primative engines.

The use of sunflower oil as Diesel fuel for DI engines
http://my.voyager.net/~mlh/21Resume1.pdf
Comments: Explains the build-up of carbon, it's effects and methods to limit it.

Comparison of emissions using Diesel fuel and RME on DI Diesel engines
http://www.univ-orleans.fr/ESEM/LME/Commun/Doc/pdf/21Resume2.pdf
Comments: Emissions data

Advanced Combustion Research for Energy from Vegetable Oils (ACREVO)
http://www.univ-orleans.fr/ESEM/LME/Commun/Doc/pdf/21Resume3.pdf
Comments: Summary of the study

Biodiesel fuels from vegetable oils via catalytic and non-catalytic supercritical alcohol transesterifications and other methods: a survey
http://www.pages.drexel.edu/~ajl23/SuperCritical03.pdf
Comments: Analysis of various vegetable oils and methods of conversion into bio-fuels

FUELING DIESEL ENGINES WITH BLENDS OF METHYL ESTER SOYBEAN OIL AND DIESEL FUEL
http://www.missouri.edu/~pavt0689/Fueling_Diesel_Engines_with_Blends_of_Methyl_Ester_Soybean_Oil.pdf
Comments: Bio-Diesel tests on a 6v92TA Detroit diesel

AN ALTERNATIVE FUEL FOR URBAN BUSES - BIODIESEL BLENDS
http://www.missouri.edu/~pavt0689/An_Alternative_Fuel_For_Urban_Buses-Biodiesel_Blends.pdf
Comments: Vehicle performance, operation, and maintenance characteristics are used extensively during the commercialization of a transportation fuel.

A CRITICAL REVIEW OF BIODIESEL AS A TRANSPORTATION FUEL IN CANADA
http://www.ec.gc.ca/transport/publications/biodiesel/biodeisel.pdf
Comments: Very complete study includes economic implications of the use of bio-fuels.

The TDI-SVO controversy
http://journeytoforever.org/biodiesel_TDI.html
Comments: Examination of the use of vegetable in the VW TDI engine

Unmodified Vegetable Oil as an Automotive Fuel
http://www.jrc.es/home/report/english/articles/vol74/TRA1E746.htm
Comments: The focus of the IPTS Report is on articles that explore issues that are either not yet on the policy-maker's agenda

Synthetic Fuels for Transportation: The Future Potential of Electric and Hybrid Vehicles
http://www.wws.princeton.edu/cgi-bin/byteserv.prl/~ota/disk3/1982/8228/8228.PDF
Comments: Not related to bio-fuels

Triglycerides-based diesel fuels
http://www.pages.drexel.edu/~ajl23/Biodiesel04.pdf
Comments: Excellent chemical explanation

COMPARISON OF TRANSPORT FUELS
http://www.greenhouse.gov.au/transport/comparison/pubs/comparison.pdf
Comments: Huge paper covering all areas related to the use of bio-fuels

Short note on Pure Plant Oil (PPO) as fuel for modified internal combustion engines
http://valenergol.free.fr/dossiers/IPTS/Short%20note%20on%20pure%20plant%20oil.pdf
Comments: This note contains a short summary of main characteristics of pure plant oil (PPO) as a fuel for internal combustion engine automotive applications.

Results of engine and vehicle testing of semi-refined rapeseed oil
http://www.regional.org.au/au/gcirc/6/214.htm
Comments: The objective of this research was to produce an economic and high quality non-esterified rapeseed oil suitable for use as a diesel fuel extender.

TECHNICAL OVERVIEW OF VEGETABLE OIL AS A TRANSPORTATION FUEL
http://www.biodiesel.org/resources/reportsdatabase/reports/gen/19910101_gen-292.pdf

NFA Technologies Greasecar
http://www.veggiegolf.com/car.html
Comment: A 2002 Golf TDI fitted with the Greasecar system.

Using Unmodified Vegetable Oils as a Diesel Fuel Extender
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Comment: None

 

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