The Impact of Using Hydrogen as Fuel on Engine Performance and Exhaust Emissions in Diesel Engines


Batmaz I.

ENERGY SOURCES PART A-RECOVERY UTILIZATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS, vol.35, no.6, pp.556-563, 2013 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/15567036.2010.513217
  • Title of Journal : ENERGY SOURCES PART A-RECOVERY UTILIZATION AND ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS
  • Page Numbers: pp.556-563
  • Keywords: alternative fuels, diesel engines, exhaust emissions, hydrogen

Abstract

In this study, diesel fuel and diesel fuel + hydrogen mixtures were used as fuel in a diesel engine, which was single cylinder, four strokes, and with air cooled. Hydrogen was admitted to the engine's intake manifold at determined rates of 5, 10, 15, and 20%. The experiment was conducted at full load conditions and the results were compared for both operations. In the results of the experiments, it was seen that adding the hydrogen to a diesel engine made the engine volumetric production bad. For this reason, it is not suitable to use hydrogen in diesel engines as a fuel addition.