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Accession Number ADA580258
Title Evaluation of Synthetic Fuel for Army Ground Applications: Tasks 2-6.
Publication Date Jun 2007
Media Count 278p
Personal Author D. M. Yost E. A. Frame R. A. Alvarez
Abstract A series of investigations were conducted to determine the effects of using synthetic fuel (S-8) in Army ground vehicles and equipment. Issues addressed included: fuel system elastomer identity and compatibility with synthetic fuel, cold starting performa ...
Keywords Alternative fuels
Cetane number
Cold starting
Elastomer compatibility
Elastomers
Exhaust gases
Exhaust opacity
Fischer-tropsch process
Fuel blends
Fuel injection pumps
Fuel lubricity
Fuel properties
Gep(General engine products)
J-8 fuel
Lubricity additives
S-8 fuel
Starting
Synthetic fuels
Uhc(Unburned hydrocarbons)
Warm-up time

 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 97K - Fuels
Corporate Author Southwest Research Inst., San Antonio, TX. TARDEC Fuels and Lubricants Research Facility.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Final interim rept. Mar 2005-Jun 2007.
NTIS Issue Number 1325
Contract Number DAAE07-99-C-L053

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