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Characteristics of Spray Formation and Combustion in Diesel Engines Operated with Dimethyl Ether 2003-01-1925

Characteristics of dimethyl ether spray formation were observed using schlieren photography, and the combustion characteristics and performance of a dimethyl ether-operated diesel engine were investigated. Accordingly, this paper describes the basic characteristics of engine performance and the potential for decreased exhaust emissions, as well as discussing problems concerning the practical application of dimethyl ether-operated diesel engines.

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