SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, April 9

Fuel and Additive Effects on Engine Systems (Part 3 of 3)
(Session Code: PFL310)

Room 412 A  8:00 a.m.

This session includes presentations looking at the effects of blends of petroleum and non-petroleum based diesel fuel on engine performance and emissions. Presentations cover fuels derived from different non-petroleum sources. The sessions starts with a review of biodiesel quality within the US.

Organizers - Barbara Goodrich, John Deere Product Engineering Center; Gerald Micklow, Florida Institute of Technology; Paul Richards
Chairpersons - Gerald Micklow, Florida Institute of Technology; Barbara Goodrich, John Deere Product Engineering Center

Time Paper No. Title
8:00 a.m. 2014-01-1379
Review of 2013 U.S. Retail Biodiesel Blends Quality Survey
Shailesh Martin Lopes, Pat Geng, General Motors Co.; Anke Konzack, SGS
8:20 a.m. 2014-01-1394
Effects of Biodiesel Feedstock on the Emissions from a Modern Light Duty Engine
Dai Liu, Hongming Xu, Ramadhas Arumugam Sakunthalai, Univ. of Birmingham
9:00 a.m. 2014-01-1378
Evaluation of Emission Characteristics of Blend of Algae Oil Methyl Ester with Diesel in a Medium Capacity Diesel Engine
Jitesh Singh Patel, Naveen Kumar, Amar Deep, Abhishek Sharma, Dhruv Gupta, Delhi Technological Univ.
9:20 a.m. 2014-01-1386
Experimental Investigation on Biodiesel from Microalgae as Fuel for Diesel Engines
Carlo Alberto Rinaldini, Enrico Mattarelli, Universita di Modena e Reggio Emilia; Michael Magri, Mariaelena Beraldi, Teregroup
9:40 a.m. 2014-01-1392
Utilizing FAME as a Cetane Number Improver for a Light-duty Diesel Engine
XiaoDan Cui, Peng Lu, Hiroki Nakamura, Mitsuhiro Matsunaga, Akira Kikusato, Kusaka Jin, Yasuhiro Daisho, Waseda Univ.
10:00 a.m. 2014-01-1396
Effect of Blending of Ethanol in Kusum Oil on Performance and Emission Characteristics of a Single Cylinder Diesel Engine
Harveer Singh Pali, Naveen Kumar, Delhi Technological University; Chinmaya Mishra, Galgotias University
10:20 a.m. 2014-01-1395
Comparison and Evaluation of Engine Wear, Combustion and Emissions Performance between Diesel, Karanja and Jatropha Oil Methyl Ester Biodiesel in a 780 hp Military Diesel Engine
Anand Kumar Pandey, P. Sivakumar, Combat Vehicle R&D Establishment, Chennai; Milankumar Nandgaonkar, College of Engineering, Pune; S. Suresh, Combat Vehicle R&D Establishment, Chennai
10:40 a.m. 2014-01-1400
Emissions and Redox Activity of Biodiesel Blends Obtained from Different Feedstocks from a Heavy-Duty Vehicle Equipped with DPF/SCR Aftertreatment and a Heavy-Duty Vehicle without Control Aftertreatment
Nicholas Gysel, George Karavalakis, Thomas Durbin, Debra Schmitz, Arthur Cho, University of California
11:00 a.m. 2014-01-1381
Low Temperature Heat Release of Palm and Soy Biodiesel in Late Injection Low Temperature Combustion
Brandon T. Tompkins, Hoseok Song, Timothy J. Jacobs, Texas A&M Univ.
11:20 a.m. 2014-01-1377
Experimental Investigations on a Diesel Engine Using Coconut Shell Pyro Oil (CSPO) - Diesel Blends as Fuel
Senthil Kumar Masimalai, MIT and Anna University Chennai; Kuppusamy Venkatesan, S.K.P.E.C. Thiruvannamalai

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, COLL-TP-00388, SUB-TP-00009, SUB-TP-00010 and SUB-TP-00012, and also individually. To purchase visit

Planned by Fuels and Lubricants / Powertrain Fuels and Lubricants Activity