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Methane and Diesel Engines

  • G. A. Karim


In other chapters you will read that diesel engines can be operated on gaseous fuels. Accordingly, I shall try to bias my presentation towards some features associated with such operation and emphasize the comparative aspects of operating diesel engines on methane relative to propane, hydrogen or ethylene because this is an issue that needs to be addressed.


Diesel Engine Ignition Delay Light Load Spark Ignition Engine Ignition Limit 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. A. Karim
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  1. 1.Department of Mechanical EngineeringUniversity of CalgaryCanada

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