SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Tuesday, April 8

Advances in Alternative Energy Sources for Sustainable Development in the Transportation Sector
(Session Code: SDP110)

Room 113 C  1:00 p.m.

This session explores advances in the creation of sustainable energy sources and their usage in the transportation sector. Topics can include research and in-production technology used to produce renewable energy sources and materials. A discussion on lifecycle analysis of the energy sources is also highly recommended. The SDPC encourages usage of papers, presentations, and panels in this session to display leading edge technologies and practical tools for engineers.

Organizers - Rahul Jhavar, Caterpillar Inc.; Rajit Johri, Ford Motor Co.; Navtej Singh, Navistar Inc.

Time Paper No. Title
1:00 p.m. 2014-01-1948
Determination of Carbon Footprint using LCA Method for Straight Used Cooking Oil as a Fuel in HGVs
Hu Li, University of Leeds; Jim Ebner, Biomotive Fuels Ltd; Peipei Ren, Laura Campbell, Buland Dizayi, Seyed Hadavi, University of Leeds
1:20 p.m. 2014-01-1946
Thermodynamic Analysis of an Electricity-Cooling WHR Cogeneration System Aboard Ships using Siloxanes as Working Fluids
Youcai Liang, Gequn Shu, Hua Tian, Haiqiao Wei, Xingyu Liang, Mingru Zhao, State Key Lab of Engines
1:40 p.m. 2014-01-1949
Simulation and Analysis of an ORC-Desalination Combined System Driven by the Waste Heat of Charge Air at Variable Operation Conditions
Xuan Wang, Ge-Qun Shu, Hua Tian, Youcai Liang, Xiangxiang Wang, State Key Lab of Engines
2:00 p.m. 2014-01-1932
Development of a Spring-Based Automotive Starter
David H. Myszka, Jonathan Lauden, Patrick Joyce, Andrew Murray, University of Dayton; Christoph Gillum, Stress Engineering Services Inc.
3:00 p.m. 2014-01-1952
Some Experimental Studies on Combustion, Emission and Performance Characteristics of an Agricultural Diesel Engine Fueled with Blends of Kusum Oil Methyl Ester and Diesel
Harveer Singh Pali, Naveen Kumar, Delhi Technological University; Chinmaya Mishra, Galgotias University
3:20 p.m. 2014-01-1955
Synthesis of Linseed oil Biodiesel using a Non-Catalytic Supercritical Transesterification Process
Dileep Kumar Gupta, Abhishek Sharma, Varun Pathak, CASRAE, Delhi Technological University; Naveen Kumar, Delhi Technological University
3:40 p.m. 2014-01-1943
Economics of Transportation Hydrocarbon Fuels and Environmental Regulations with Conceptual Solutions - Carbon-Neutral and Carbon-Negative Synfuels
John R. Bucknell
Design, Fabrication and Testing of a Regenerative Strut (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Pragadish Nandakumar, KCG College of Technology
Effect of POMDME Blend on PAH Emissions and Particulate Size Distribution from an In-Use Light-Duty Diesel Engine (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Leonardo Pellegrini, Renata Patrini, ENI S.p.A.; Mario Marchionna, Saipem S.p.A.
Vehicle with Wind Powered Generator (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Aleksandar Hrnjak, Chrysler
Assessing Effects of Idling of a Diesel Engine Operated with Optimized Blend of Palm and Mustard Biodiesel (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
S.M. Ashrafur Rahman, Hassan Masjuki, Md. Kalam, M.J. Abedin, A. Sanjid, S. Imtenan, M.I. Arbab, Universiti Malaya
Comparative Studies on Performance Evaluation of Waste Fried Vegetable Oil in Crude Form and Biodiesel Form in Conventional Diesel Engine (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Maddali Krishna, R. Chowdary, Chaitanya Bharathi Inst of Technology

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, COLL-TP-00412, SUB-TP-00009 and SUB-TP-00010, and also individually. To purchase visit

Planned by Sustainable Development Program Committee / Engineering Meetings Board