SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Thursday, April 10

Alternative and Advanced Fuels (Part 2 of 2)
(Session Code: PFL330)

Room 412 A  8:00 a.m.

This session focuses on the fundamental properties of fuels and methods for measuring these properties, as well as issues related to fuel storage and transportation. Examples include diesel fuel lubricity determination, fuel effects on deposits, cold weather issues, and environmental and toxicological impacts of new fuels.

Organizers - Casey Maxwell Allen, Marquette University; George Karavalakis, Univ. of California-Riverside; Amanda Lea-Langton, Univ. of Leeds; Elisa Toulson, Michigan State University
Chairpersons - Charles Mueller, Sandia National Laboratories; George Karavalakis, Univ. of California-Riverside

Time Paper No. Title
8:00 a.m. 2014-01-1475
Experimental Studies on Butanol/Gasoline Fuel Blends in a Four Stroke Engine Powered Motorcycle
M. Muralidharan, Neeraj Kumar, Mrinmoy Kalita, M. Sithananthan, Ved Singh, Indian Oil Corp. Ltd.
8:20 a.m. 2014-01-1463
The Impact of Fuel Ethanol Content on Particulate Emissions from Light-Duty Vehicles Featuring Spark Ignition Engines
Piotr Bielaczyc, Andrzej Szczotka, Joseph Woodburn, Bosmal Automotive R & D Institute
8:40 a.m. 2014-01-1451
Regulated Emissions, Air Toxics, and Particle Emissions from SI-DI Light-Duty Vehicles Operating on Different Iso-Butanol and Ethanol Blends
George Karavalakis, Daniel Short, Diep Vu, Mark Villela, Robert Russell, Heejung Jung, Akua Asa-Awuku, Thomas Durbin, University of California
9:00 a.m. 2014-01-1471
Combustion Modeling of Landfill Gas Fueled Spark Ignition Engine Performance
Daniel Swain, S O Bade Shrestha, Western Michigan Univ.
9:20 a.m. 2014-01-1459
A Preliminary Investigation of the Performance and Emissions of a Port-Fuel Injected SI Engine Fueled with Acetone-Butanol-Ethanol (ABE) and Gasoline
Karthik Nithyanandan, Univ. of Illinois; Han Wu, Chang'an University; Ming Huo, Chia-Fon Lee, Univ. of Illinois
9:40 a.m. 2014-01-1467
Comparison of Regulated Emissions and Particulate Matter of Gasoline/CNG Dual-Fuel Taxi Over New European Driving Cycle
Xin Wang, Yunshan Ge, Beijing Institute of Technology
10:00 a.m. 2014-01-1453
Performance Analysis of 18% HCNG fuel on Heavy Duty Engine
M. Subramanian, Indian Oil Corp., Ltd.
10:20 a.m. 2014-01-1466
Effect of Diethyl Ether (DEE) Fumigation on Engine Performance and Emissions in a Bioethanol Fueled Diesel Engine
Navin Kumar, Abyarth Behera, Dulari Hansdah, Murugan Sivalingam, NIT Rourkela
10:40 a.m. 2014-01-1472
Direct Sugar to Hydrocarbon (DSH) Fuel Performance Evaluation in Multiple Diesel Engines
Len Hamilton, Dianne Luning-Prak, Jim Cowart, US Naval Academy; Andrew McDaniel, Sherry Williams, Richard Leung, US Navy
11:00 a.m. 2014-01-1469
Research on Ethylene Glycol Monoethyl Ether Palm Oil Monoester as a Novel Biodiesel-Like Fuel and Its Effect on Diesel Engine Performance
Xiao Chen, Xi'an Jiaotong University; Hejun Guo, Xi'an Research Institute of High Tech; Liqiang Zhang, Xi'an Jiaotong University

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, COLL-TP-00391, SUB-TP-00009 and SUB-TP-00010, and also individually. To purchase visit

Planned by Fuels and Lubricants / Powertrain Fuels and Lubricants Activity