The Effect of Biodiesel Produced from Rubber Seed Oil on Combustion Characteristics, Performance and Exhaust Gas Emission of DI Diesel Engine


  • Nguyen Hong Hai Faculty of Vehicle and Energy Engineering, Le Quy Don Technical University, Hanoi, Vietnam
  • Štefan Čorňák Faculty of Military Technology, University of Defence in Brno, Czech Republic



biodiesel, combustion process, rubber seed oil, supercritical method


Biodiesel fuels play an important role in addressing issues such as food security and environmental pollution. Diesel oil fuel and biodiesel-diesel blends (including B5S, B10S, and B100S which are produced from the rubber seed oil by supercritical methods) are going to be examined in this study. Engine performance, emissions and combustion characteristics of diesel engine were studied. The results of this experimental research show that the oxygen content of biodiesel helps to improve combustion, reduce ignition delay and decrease a significant amount of smoke density emitted from the engine; however, improved combustion has resulted in a slight increase in the amount of NOx. The results from this study have made contribution to the development and use of biodiesel fuel.


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How to Cite

Hai, N. H., & Čorňák, Štefan. (2020). The Effect of Biodiesel Produced from Rubber Seed Oil on Combustion Characteristics, Performance and Exhaust Gas Emission of DI Diesel Engine. Advances in Military Technology, 15(2), 221–230.



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