Review of the Cold Starting Performance of Methanol and High Methanol Blends in Spark Ignition Engines: Neat Methanol 902154

This paper summarizes the results of a survey and analysis of cold starting data for spark ignition engines utilizing neat methanol. All available published information, as well as additional data supplied by contributing agencies was considered. The report includes graphical comparisons of test results and a detailed discussion of the various factors which influence cold starting. Recommendations are made for further work needed to improve cold starting.


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