28th Congress of the International Council of the Aeronautical Sciences, 23 - 28 September 2012, Brisbane, Australia
Paper ICAS 2012-4.8.1
PERFORMANCE TEST OF A SMALL-SCALE TURBOJET ENGINE RUNNING ON A PALM OIL BIODIESEL - JET A BLEND
E. Gires, A. R. Abu Talib*, M. T. Ahmad, A. Idris
Putra Univ., Malaysia; *Putra Univ. & AMIC, Malaysia
Keywords: gas turbines, turbojet, biodiesel, alternative fuels, performance testing
An Armfield CM4 turbojet engine's performance running on conventional Jet A fuel is compared to its performance running on palm oil biodiesel. Simulation of the engine's performance using GasTurb 11 software is compared to its calculated and measured values.
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