Optimization of Performance and Emission Characteristics of Catalytic Coated IC Engine with Biodiesel Using Grey-Taguchi Method.

Abstract:

:The performance and emission affected by piston catalytic coating have been analyzed in this study. The main contributing factors for improving performance such as load, fuel and speed have been preferred to reduce the emission and improve the performance of an IC engine. These specific standard parameters have been modified with copper alloy coated diesel engine with the aid of design of experiment by Taguchi with grey relational analysis optimization (GRA) method, for improving the IC engine performance and reducing the emissions. The result shows modified copper chromium zirconium (CuCr1Zr) catalytic coated piston produces less emission and improves performance when compared to standard un-coated piston type engine. In this investigation cotton seed oil is used as a bio- diesel and the piston and combustion chamber were coated with copper chromium zirconium material with a thickness of 250 microns. Finally the results of the experiments were compared with un-coated engine and optimized parameters have been identified for catalytic coated modified IC engine using Taguchi with GRA approach.

journal_name

Sci Rep

journal_title

Scientific reports

authors

Yessian S,Varthanan PA

doi

10.1038/s41598-019-57129-9

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Has Abstract

pub_date

2020-02-07 00:00:00

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2129

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1

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2045-2322

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10.1038/s41598-019-57129-9

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10

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