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ISRN Renewable Energy
Volume 2013, Article ID 540589, 7 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/540589
Research Article

Performance and Emission Analysis of a CI Engine in Dual Mode with LPG and Karanja Oil Methyl Ester

Department of Mechanical Engineering, SOA University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

Received 8 June 2013; Accepted 18 August 2013

Academic Editors: V. Makareviciene, P. C. Pullammanappallil, and P. Tsilingiris

Copyright © 2013 S. K. Acharya and S. P. Jena. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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