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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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ISSN 2277-8616

An Experimental Investigation Leading To Design Of Bi-Fuel System

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Mirza Muhammad Amir, Dr. Roz Halliwell, Ashad Mustafa



Index Terms: Bi-Fuel System, Compression Ignited Engine, Diesel and gas, Extended runtimes, Simultaneous Combustion.



Abstract: Since the beginning of time, energy has pervaded our earth. We rely on it to advance in any development. As the energy sources become scarcer, it is important to learn how to save and economize energy. A perfect energy should be cheap and efficient. Bi-Fuel system is such a concept, which combines the best of Diesel and Gas driven engines. Diesel driven engines though provide high power density but own the drawback of high cost and high on-site fuel storage. Gas driven engines provide low cost but own the drawback of low power density. A Bi-Fuel system is Compression ignited engine, which runs on the simultaneous combustion of Diesel and Natural gas. It works by introducing gas to the engine via various technologies and then electronically controlling flow dependent on output. This greatly extends the runtimes and limits the amount of diesel fuel that must be stored on site. This research work is about Bi-Fuel system and all this is intended to reflect this idea, whose time has come!



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