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Fuels & Lubricants News

  • ID: 2516228
  • October 2014
  • Ricardo UK Ltd

New developments in technology are taking place every day, and staying up to date is a challenge. The Ricardo collection of news bulletins provide a convenient and efficient way of staying up to date on a regular basis, delivered directly to your email inbox.

Each news bulletin records selected new material acquired and indexed by Ricardo Information Services, on a monthly basis. The Bulletins are produced in PDF format, and are supplied by email. Each title contains a summary of the papers indexed, with the opportunity to request full-text copies if required. Source material includes journal articles, SAE papers, conference proceedings, manufacturer's literature and other technical publications.

FUEL & LUBRICANTS NEWS

Fuels & Lubricants News is a monthly bulletin covering all aspects of fuel technology, applications and effects, mainly for automotive, off-highway or marine applications.

Typical content includes:

Fuels by type - E85, Methanol, biofuels, gaseous fuels, hydrogen, CNG, fuel blends,
Fuels by application - Diesel engines, dual fuel, gas engine, gasoline engines, fuel cells, motorsport, marine.
Fuel production, fuel handling, economic issues, marketing, legislative and political issues, CO2
Fuel behaviour in engines
Effects of fuel types on engines - Performance, Combustion, Components, Aftertreatment devices, Ignition systems, Exhaust emissions.
Fuel systems and their components - Fuel injection systems, Fuel injectors, Tanks, storage and supply.
Lubricant types - Lubricant research and development
Tribology of engine components
Engine oil formulation and specification
Lubrication systems
Oil consumption
Effects of lubricants on engines
Tribology of transmissions and drivelines

TABLE OF CONTENTS - February 2012

FUELS NEWS

FUELS BY TYPE
Ethanol
Biofuels
Biodiesel
Fuels from vegetable sources
Furanics
Fischer-Tropsch fuels
Paraffins
Fuels from waste metals
Gaseous fuels
Producer gas
Fuel blends
Surrogate fuels

ADDITIVES
Hydrogen dosing and enrichment
Marine
Fuel-borne catalysts

FUELS BY APPLICATION
Diesel engine applications
SI engine applications
DME applications
Dual fuel applications
Gas engine applications
Gasoline engine applications
HCCI applications
LPG applications
Bi-fuel vehicle applications
CNG applications

FUEL PRODUCTION
On-board fuel production and reforming

FUEL INFRASTRUCTURES

FUEL PROPERTIES
Evaporation
Fuel lubricity
Cetane rating
Octane rating

FUEL QUALITY
Fuel quality compensation measures

MECHANICAL AND OTHER PROBLEMS
Deposit formation

ECONOMIC ISSUES OF FUELS
Life cycle analysis

LEGISLATIVE AND POLITICAL ISSUES
Fuel consumption
Proclamation of standards

FUEL BEHAVIOUR IN ENGINES
Combustion
Knock and autoignition
Flow
Sprays

EFFECTS OF FUEL TYPES ON ENGINES
Performance
Combustion
Fuel injection
Deposits
Components
Aftertreatment devices
Emissions
Fuel consumption
Lubricants

FUEL SYSTEMS AND THEIR COMPONENTS
Fuel injection systems
Fuel injection nozzles
Pilot fuel injection systems

COMPARISONS OF FUELS

NATIONAL NEWS

LUBRICANTS NEWS

ADDITIVES
Friction modifiers
Viscosity modifiers
Additive properties

LUBRICANT ANALYSIS

LUBRICANT QUALITY PROBLEMS
Dilution

LUBRICANT PROPERTIES
Pumpability

TRIBOLOGY OF ENGINE COMPONENTS
Aftertreatment systems
Bearings
Pistons and piston rings

ENGINE OIL FORMULATION AND SPECIFICATION
Film thickness

TESTING AND ANALYSIS OF ENGINE OILS

LUBRICATION SYSTEMS
Sumps

EFFECTS OF LUBRICANTS ON ENGINES
Exhaust emissions
Fuel consumption

TRIBOLOGY OF TRANSMISSIONS AND DRIVELINES
Gear shifting
Synchronisers MARINE TRIBOLOGY

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