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Research Article

Study on Individual PAHs Content in Ultrafine Particles from Solid Fractions of Diesel and Biodiesel Exhaust Fumes

Table 1

Fuel and biofuel properties.


AppearanceYellow liquid
Boiling point 347°C
The temperature of freezing °C
Flash pointNot less than 120°C
Ignition temperatureUnder 250°C
Limit of explosivenessThe product does not pose a risk of explosion
Vapour pressure in temp. 50°C: < 1 kPa
Density (6)0.860 ÷ 0.900 g cm−3
Kinetic viscosity (20)3.5–5 mm2 s−1
SolubilityInsoluble in water; soluble in most organic solvents
Heat of combustionca. 40 190 kJ/kg


Fatty acid (Rapeseed) Methyl Esters (RME) content 96.5% (by mass)
Density at 15°C max. 900 kg/m3
Viscosity at 40°C max 5.00 mm2/s
Flash point 101°C
Cetane number 51.0
Specific energy 37.7 MJ/kg

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