Preparation of Biodiesel from Chicken Feather oil and Performance analysis on VCR Diesel Engine Equipped with EGR and Smoke Analyser

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Volume-42 Number-4
Year of Publication : 2016
Authors : D.Naveen, Ch.Narasimha, K.S.Raju
DOI :  10.14445/22315381/IJETT-V42P238


D.Naveen, Ch.Narasimha, K.S.Raju "Preparation of Biodiesel from Chicken Feather oil and Performance analysis on VCR Diesel Engine Equipped with EGR and Smoke Analyser", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), V42(4),193-197 December 2016. ISSN:2231-5381. published by seventh sense research group

Diesel engine emits more pollutants which are detrimental to the human health. Pollution control boards around the world made it mandatory to reduce the tail pipe emissions. Research on emission control is in full swing and several alternative fuels have been tested to reduce emissions. Bio- Diesel is an environmental friendly alternative diesel fuel which consists of the alkyl esters of fatty acids. Bio-diesel can be derived from food grade vegetable oils, non-food grade vegetable oils, animal fats and waste restaurant greases. This project deals with the preparation of biodiesel from the chicken feather oil. It is obtained from triglycerides through the transesearification process. The experiments conducted on the VCR Diesel engine. Diesel blended with chicken feather oil at 20%, 40% and 60% at compression ratios 16.5:1 & 18.5:1 with 30%EGR & without EGR and the performance characteristics are to be drawn.


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— Transesterification, Fatty acids, Tail pipe, Alkyl esters, Variable Compression Ratio, Exhaust Gas Recirculation, Smoke Analyser.