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Ignition Delay Time − an Important Fuel Property

The methods and equipment for determining the ignition delay time are described. The results of comparative tests of ignition delay time for petroleum and synthetic hydrocarbon fuels are reported. The role of this parameter in operating process regulation in various engines is shown.

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Correspondence to N. V. Petrukhin.

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Translated from Khimiya i Tekhnologiya Topliv i Masel, No. 6, pp. 22 – 24, November – December, 2015.

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Petrukhin, N.V., Grishin, N.N. & Sergeev, S.M. Ignition Delay Time − an Important Fuel Property. Chem Technol Fuels Oils 51, 581–584 (2016).

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  • combustion chamber
  • ignition delay time
  • combustion promoters
  • fuel-air mixture