Mathematical and Experimental Analyses of a Compression Ignition (CI) Engine Run on a Bioethanol Diesel Emulsion

  • Murugan SivalingamEmail author
  • Dulari Hasdah
  • Bohumil HorákEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 423)


In this study, a possibility of using a bioethanol-diesel emulsion as an alternative fuel for compression ignition (CI) engines is explored. For the investigation bioethanol was obtained from Madhuca Indica flower by fermentation process. Two important emission parameters nitric oxide (NO) and smoke emissions from the emulsion fueled single cylinder, four stroke, air cooled direct injection (DI) CI engine were determined and compared with those of diesel operation at different load conditions. The experimental results were also validated by a mathematical modelling using a MATLAB program and are presented in this paper.


Bioethanol Diesel engine Modelling MATLAB 



This paper has been elaborated in the framework of the project New creative teams in priorities of scientific research, reg. no. CZ.1.07/2.3.00/30.0055, supported by Operational Programme Education for Competitiveness and co-financed by the European Social Fund and the state budget of the Czech Republic. The authors also thank National Institute of Technology, Rourkela for carrying out the experiments.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Centre ENETOstravaThe Czech Republic
  2. 2.Department of Cybernetics and Biomedical EngineeringVSB Technical UniversityOstravaThe Czech Republic
  3. 3.Department of Mechanical EngineeringNational Institute of TechnologyRourkelaIndia

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