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Combustion performance and exhaust emission of di diesel engine using various sources of waste cooking oil

Yahya, Wira Jazair and M., Afiq and M., Azuhairi (2010) Combustion performance and exhaust emission of di diesel engine using various sources of waste cooking oil. In: 10th Asian International Conference On Fluid Machinery, 2010, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3464912

Abstract

In Malaysia, more than 200-tone of cooking oil are used by domestic users everyday. After frying process, about a quarter of these cooking oil was remained and drained into sewage system. This will pollutes waterways and affects the ecosystem. The use of waste cooking oil (WCO) for producing bio-diesel was considered in economical factor which current production cost of bio-diesel production is higher in Malaysia due to higher price of palm oil. Thus, the aim of this study is to investigate the most suitable source of WCO to become a main source of bio-diesel for bio-diesel production in this country. To perform this research, three type of WCO were obtained from house's kitchen, cafeteria and mamak's restaurant. In this study, prospect of these bio-diesel source was evaluated based on its combustion performance and exhaust emissions operated in diesel engine in the form of waste cooking oil methyl ester (WCOME) and have been compared with pure diesel fuel. A 0.6 liter, single-cylinder, air-cooled direct injection diesel engine was used to perform this experiment. Experiment was done at variable engine loads and constant engine speed. As the result, among three stated WCOMEs, the one collected from house's kitchen gives the best performance in term of brake specific fuel consumption (bsfc) and brake power (BP) with lowest soot emission.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:bioenergy conversion, energy conservation, waste-to-energy power plants, viscosity measurement, studies of viscosity and rheological properties of specific liquids
Subjects:T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
Divisions:Electrical Engineering
ID Code:27113
Deposited By: Liza Porijo
Deposited On:27 Jul 2012 07:11
Last Modified:27 Jul 2012 07:11

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