Effect of injection timing on the performance of CRDI diesel engine fuelled with fish oil biodiesel and its blends doped with pyrogallol antioxidants

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Fish oil biodiesel, pyrogallol, antioxidant, CRDI, injection timing


In the present study an experimental work has been conducted to characterize the fish oil biodiesel and their blends with diesel and Pyrogallol antioxidant respectively. Fish oil biodiesel (FHOBD) is blended with diesel to produce FHOBD B20. Further to study the effect of antioxidant addition to FHOBD B20, three blends with varied dosage of pyrogallol are prepared. Accordingly, FHOBD B20 is infused with 1, 2, and 3 grams of pyrogallol antioxidant per liter to produce FHOBD B20PG1, FHOBD B20PG2 and FHOBD B20PG3 respectively. Beyond 3 gm deterioration in the blend homogeneity is observed. For the CRDI engine performance evaluation only FHOBD B20PG3 is considered. Advancing the injection timing to 17o BTDC resulted into improved CRDI engine performance powered with fish oil biodiesel. Further adding Pyrogallol antioxidant into FHOBD B20 blends higher BTE, lower emissions of smoke, HC and CO emissions were obtained for the CRDI engine respectively.


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Vinod, R., Banapurmath, N. R., Basavarajappa, Y. H., Harari, P. A., Yaliwal, V. S., Varunkumar Reddy, N., & Arun Kumar, H. (2022). Effect of injection timing on the performance of CRDI diesel engine fuelled with fish oil biodiesel and its blends doped with pyrogallol antioxidants. Journal of Mines, Metals and Fuels, 69(12A), 48–61. https://doi.org/10.18311/jmmf/2021/30094
Received 2022-04-27
Accepted 2022-04-27
Published 2022-04-28



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