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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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Abbreviations

I:

Electricity current (A)

P:

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

PR:

Performance ratio

t:

Time (s, minute, h)

T:

Temperature (ºC)

V:

Voltage (V)

c.out:

Cylinder outlet

env:

Environment

e.out:

Exhaust outlet

AP:

Acidification

CNG:

Compressed natural gas

EP:

Eutrophication

LNG:

Liquid natural gas

GWP:

Global warming potential

HTP:

Human toxicity

LPG:

Liquid petroleum gas

ODP:

Ozone layer depletion

POP:

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. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-13532-3_4

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