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Application of renewable fuels in ternary blends for the reduction of emissions in diesel engines (2020)
Thesis
Van Niekerk, A. Application of renewable fuels in ternary blends for the reduction of emissions in diesel engines. (Thesis). University of the West of England. Retrieved from https://uwe-repository....ribe.com/output/4765174

The increasing use of biofuels to replace fossil fuels as well as more stringent emission regulations for internal combustion engines cause a challenge for the engine manufacturers to design engines that can cope with a wide range of fuels, but still... Read More about Application of renewable fuels in ternary blends for the reduction of emissions in diesel engines.

A holistic evaluation of the impact of UK renewable strategy on emissions from compression ignition engines (2020)
Journal Article
van Niekerk, A. S., & Kay, P. J. (2020). A holistic evaluation of the impact of UK renewable strategy on emissions from compression ignition engines. Fuel, 271, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2020.117586

Reduction in fossil fuels, contributing to greenhouse gases, and improvement of air quality from vehicle emissions is of growing concern worldwide. This has led to the introduction of several binding and non-binding agreements, such as the Renewable... Read More about A holistic evaluation of the impact of UK renewable strategy on emissions from compression ignition engines.

Optimisation of low temperature combustion technology, for future drive cycles, using a factorial design of experiments (2019)
Conference Proceeding
Van Niekerk, A. S., Kay, P. J., Drew, B., & Larsen, N. (2019). Optimisation of low temperature combustion technology, for future drive cycles, using a factorial design of experiments

Automotive manufacturers are facing increased pressure to meet more stringent emissions legislation and new legislative driving cycles. One technology that has the potential to meet future legislation is Low Temperature Combustion (LTC), which has th... Read More about Optimisation of low temperature combustion technology, for future drive cycles, using a factorial design of experiments.

Data set for influence of blends of diesel and renewable fuels on compression ignition engine emissions (2019)
Journal Article
Van Niekerk, A., Drew, B., Larsen, N., & Kay, P. (2020). Data set for influence of blends of diesel and renewable fuels on compression ignition engine emissions. Data in Brief, 28, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2019.104836

The present data article is based on the research work which investigates the influence of blends of diesel and renewable fuels on compression ignition engine emissions. In this experimental work, a 2.4 L, turbocharged, direct injection compression i... Read More about Data set for influence of blends of diesel and renewable fuels on compression ignition engine emissions.

Influence of blends of diesel and renewable fuels on compression ignition engine emissions over transient engine conditions (2019)
Journal Article
Van Niekerk, A., Drew, B., Larsen, N., & Kay, P. (2019). Influence of blends of diesel and renewable fuels on compression ignition engine emissions over transient engine conditions. Applied Energy, 255, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.apenergy.2019.113890

© 2019 Elsevier Ltd To reduce the amount of carbon dioxide released from transportation the EU has implemented legislation to mandate the renewable content of petrol and diesel fuels. However, due to the complexity of the combustion process the addit... Read More about Influence of blends of diesel and renewable fuels on compression ignition engine emissions over transient engine conditions.

Development of multi-fidelity powertrain simulation for future legislation (abstract) (2017)
Presentation / Conference
Van Niekerk, A. S., Kay, P. J., Drew, B., & Larsen, N. (2017, December). Development of multi-fidelity powertrain simulation for future legislation (abstract). Paper presented at Internal Combustion Engines 2017

Automotive manufacturers are facing increased pressure from more stringent emissions legislation and new legislative driving cycles. This creates a need for increased simulation capabilities. An engine simulation was developed in Ricardo WAVE, and wa... Read More about Development of multi-fidelity powertrain simulation for future legislation (abstract).


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