SciELO - Scientific Electronic Library Online

 
vol.25 número2An analysis of the solar service provider industry in the Western Cape, South AfricaA review on protective relays' developments and trends índice de autoresíndice de materiabúsqueda de artículos
Home Pagelista alfabética de revistas  

Servicios Personalizados

Articulo

Indicadores

Links relacionados

  • En proceso de indezaciónCitado por Google
  • En proceso de indezaciónSimilares en Google

Compartir


Journal of Energy in Southern Africa

versión On-line ISSN 2413-3051
versión impresa ISSN 1021-447X

Resumen

ACIKKALP, Emin; YAMIK, Hasan  y  ICINGUR, Yakup. Performance of a compression ignition engine operated with sunflower ethyl ester under different engine loads. J. energy South. Afr. [online]. 2014, vol.25, n.2, pp.81-90. ISSN 2413-3051.

This study investigated the performance of a compression ignition engine operating with sunflower ethyl ester. A thermodynamic analysis, including energy and exergy analysis at different engine loads (20%, 40%, 60%, 80%, 100%), was conducted. The study calculated the first and second law efficiency, effective work, heat exergy losses and exergy destruction values at 10 different engine speeds for 5 loads. Maximum work, maximum thermal efficiency, maximum exergy efficiency and maximum volumetric efficiency are determined to be 6.45 kW, 0.26, 0.24 and 0.71 respectively. Finally, optimum operating conditions are discussed and it was determined that the engine should be operated at a lower engine speed for partial loads.

Palabras clave : energy analysis; exergy analysis; exergy destruction; biodiesel; ethyl ester.

        · texto en Inglés     · Inglés ( pdf )

 

Creative Commons License Todo el contenido de esta revista, excepto dónde está identificado, está bajo una Licencia Creative Commons