Now showing items 1-10 of 6798
Numeric methodology for determining the volumetric consumption of hydrated ethanol in flex-fuel vehicles
The beginning of the manufacturing of the flex fuel vehicles in 2003, gave a new dynamic to fuel demand in Brazil. As the flex-fuel vehicles can be supplied with gasoline, hydrated ethanol or the mixture of the both in any ...
Influence of vegetable oil in the viscosity of biodiesel-a review
Viscosity is a measure fluid resistance to flowing, affecting the fuel spray in the combustion chamber and, by this way, thus the formation of carbon deposits. The analysis of the influence of vegetable oil viscosity in ...
Fuel switching in slum and non-slum households in urban India
(Elsevier Sci Ltd, 2015-05-01)
Improving access to modern fuels is essential in developing countries for reducing adverse human health and environmental impacts caused by traditional fuels. Fuels use in developing countries is heterogeneous across ...
Licensing a fuel cell bus and a hydrogen fueling station in Brazil
(Pergamon-elsevier Science LtdOxfordInglaterra, 2013)
Glycerol and Ethanol Oxidation in Alkaline Medium Using PtCu/C Electrocatalysts
The performance of platinum-copper electrocatalysts synthesized in different ratios (100:0, 90:10, 70:30, 50:50, and 0:100), using a borohydride reduction method for electrochemical oxidation of different fuels, was evaluated ...
Does season affect fire behaviour in the Cerrado?
Fire has played an important role in the plant dynamics and diversity of the Cerrado for millions of years. We evaluated fire behaviour in different fire seasons in areas of an open savanna, providing information for fire ...