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Research Article

Experimental Investigation of a Multicylinder Unmodified Diesel Engine Performance, Emission, and Heat Loss Characteristics Using Different Biodiesel Blends: Rollout of B10 in Malaysia

Table 2

Measured fuel properties of all tested fuel blends.

Properties B5P10P20C10C20Testing equipmentTest method and specification limits

Density at 15°C (kg/m3)834.6838849.5839.4849.1SVM 3000 (Anton Paar, UK)ASTM D4052
Calorific value (MJ/kg)43.440.540.138.236.8C2000 basic calorimeter (IKA, UK)ASTM D240
Viscosity at 40°C (cSt)3.8094.0314.1834.5704.70SVM 3000 (Anton Paar, UK)ASTM D445 (1.9–6.0)
Flash point (°C)80.3183.5184168.1171.6Pensky-Martens flash point-automatic NPM 440 (Norma Lab, France)ASTM D93 (>130°C)

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