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Experimental Investigation on Compression Ignition Engine with Waste Plastic Oil and its blends with Ethanol

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Mechanical Engineering, GCOE, Amravati, Maharashtra, INDIA

Res. J. Engineering Sci., Volume 2, Issue (5), Pages 1-5, May,26 (2013)


Environmental concern and availability of petroleum fuels have caused interests in the search for alternate fuels for internal combustion engines. In this research work, waste plastics are currently receiving renewed interest. As an alternative, non-biodegradable, and renewable fuel, waste plastic oil is receiving increasing attention. The Present investigation was to study the effect of waste plastic oil and its blends with ethanol in 5%, 10%, 15% and 20%,as WpoE5, WpoE10, WpoE15 and WpoE20,on four stroke, single cylinder, direct injection diesel engine. The results indicated that, upto 10% ethanol adding in the waste plastic oil shows higher efficiency than waste plastic oil and also the smoke, which is the main factor responsible for the environmental pollution from the diesel engine, was minimising with the addition of ethanol in the waste plastic oil.


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