Comprehensive Analysis of Engine Power, Combustion Parameters, and Emissions of a B30 Biodiesel-Powered IC Engine


  • Mohammed Saad Abbas Technical Institute of Najaf, Al-Furat Al-Awsat Technical University (ATU), 31001, Iraq



Performance, Emissions, Biodiesel, Diesel engine


Using the AVL BOOST 2016 Simulations, the effects of biodiesel B30 (30% biodiesel + 70% diesel volume) on diesel engine performance, combustion, and emissions were studied. Simulated cases for diesel fuels and B30 biodiesel were compared to experimental results at full load at 1250, 1500, and 1750 rpm. Biodiesel B30 reduces power and effective torque, according the findings of various fuel parameters. Biodiesel B30 includes more oxygen, which aids in proper oxidation in the combustion chamber and reduces carbon monoxide levels. Once compared to diesel, biodiesel raised brake-specific fuel usage by 5%. When comparing Pure Diesel to B30, NOx emissions increased marginally, reaching 2.57 percent.

Author Biography

Mohammed Saad Abbas, Technical Institute of Najaf, Al-Furat Al-Awsat Technical University (ATU), 31001, Iraq


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How to Cite

Mohammed Saad Abbas. (2022). Comprehensive Analysis of Engine Power, Combustion Parameters, and Emissions of a B30 Biodiesel-Powered IC Engine. CFD Letters, 14(7), 87–99.