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Utilization of Ammonia and Ammonia Blends in Power Generators

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This chapter deals with conversion opportunities of a traditional gasoline-powered generator into an ammonia-fueled one. There are many experimental tests presented and discussed accordingly. Also, the power generator performance and emission values are investigated under various operating conditions and discussed comparatively. In addition testing ammonia alone, gasoline, propane, ethanol, methanol and hydrogen are blended with ammonia for testing under various conditions. Some preheating options for both ammonia and air are also considered for investigation. The experimental data and findings are further presented and discussed.

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Electricity current (A)


Pressure (kPa, bar) and power (W, kW)


Performance ratio


Time (s, minute, h)


Temperature (ºC)


Voltage (V)


Cylinder outlet




Exhaust outlet




Compressed natural gas




Liquid natural gas


Global warming potential


Human toxicity


Liquid petroleum gas


Ozone layer depletion


Photochemical oxidation


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Dincer, I., Erdemir, D., Aydin, M.I., Karasu, H., Vezina, G. (2022). Utilization of Ammonia and Ammonia Blends in Power Generators. In: Ammonia Energy Technologies. Lecture Notes in Energy, vol 91. Springer, Cham.

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