The Effects of Fuel Properties and Composition on Diesel Engine Exhaust Emissions - A Review 810953
Due to the cost and mobility advantages of diesel-powered mine vehicles over electric vehicles, it is anticipated that the diesel engine will become more widely used in underground mines in this country. Concern has arisen, however, over the impact of diesel exhaust emissions on the air quality in the underground mine environment.
A literature search has been conducted to identify known effects of fuel properties on the reduction of diesel exhaust emissions. Reductions can be obtained by optimizing fuel properties and by considering alternative fuels to standard diesel fuel. However, the data base is relatively small and the results highly dependent on engine type and operating conditions. Engine studies on a typical mine diesel are necessary to draw quantitative conclusions regarding the reduction of emissions, especially particulates and NO2 which have not been generally addressed in previous studies.
Citation: Ryan, T., Storment, J., Wright, B., and Waytulonis, R., "The Effects of Fuel Properties and Composition on Diesel Engine Exhaust Emissions - A Review," SAE Technical Paper 810953, 1981, https://doi.org/10.4271/810953. Download Citation
Thomas W. Ryan, John O. Storment, B. R. Wright, Robert Waytulonis
Energy Systems Research Div. Southwest Research Institute San Antonio, TX
1981 SAE International Off-Highway and Powerplant Congress and Exposition
Diesel Combustion and Emissions-Part Iii-SP-0495