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Gasohol and Diesohol

Gasohol Diesohol Gasohol is a liquid fuel containing 90% petrol and 10% ethanol. Diesohol is liquid fuel containing 84.5% diesel oil, 15% hydrated ethanol and 0.5% emulsifier. Its octane number is 95. Its cetane number is about

Properties and advantages of Biodiesel

Properties of biodiesel It is free from S and aromatic compounds. It is biodegradable and it is nontoxic. Its cetane number ranges from 45 to 63 depending on the type of vegetable oil used for preparation. Its

Role of inhibitors in petrol and diesel oil

Following are the role of inhibitors in petrol as well as diesel oil – When gasoline or diesel oil is stored for long time in storage tank, it may undergo slow oxidation causing gum formation which is

Difference between petrol and diesel oil

Following are the differences between petrol and diesel: Petrol Diesel oil Knocking in petrol engine is due to the sudden spontaneous combustion of petrol before sparking of spark plug. Knocking in diesel engine is due to delay

Power Electronics In Automotive Applications

Over the last few decades, electrical loads in an automotive system have evolved from lighting and battery charging towards infotainment, sensors and safety, thanks to component miniaturization. This has made the car smarter and more fun to

Difference between addition polymerization and condensation polymerization

Addition polymerization Condensation polymerization The addition polymerization means that two monomers react with each other and no other small molecules are generated. The best example is polymerization of ethylene. The condensation polymerization, as a contrast, normally involves

Various function of piston

A reciprocating component in auto engine or it is called as reciprocating pump or gas compressed. Movement of piston is in cylinder and transfer force of expanding gas via connecting rod to the crank shaft and from