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Title: Co-Optimization of Fuels & Engines: Properties of Co-Optima Core Research Gasolines

Abstract

The Co-Optima Core gasolines are a set of fuels developed to have similar autoignition properties but a wide range of composition. The primary compositional components varied were isoparaffins, cycloparaffins, olefins, aromatics, and ethanol. These fuels are being used extensively across the DOE national laboratories in fuel property and engine combustion research.They provide a consistent baseline across research platforms. This document is a compilation of chemical analysis and property data on these fuels, including basic properties such as density, octane numbers, heating value, Reid vapor pressure, and distillation. Elemental composition is reported, as well as detailed hydrocarbon analysis and functional group analysis by NMR spectroscopy. Enthalpy of vaporization at 20 deg C as well as true vapor pressure over the temperature range -20 deg to 120 deg C are also reported.

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [1];  [2];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [5];  [5];  [6];  [6]
  1. National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
  2. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
  3. Argonne National Lab. (ANL), Argonne, IL (United States)
  4. Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
  5. Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
  6. Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
National Renewable Energy Lab. (NREL), Golden, CO (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE), Vehicle Technologies Office (EE-3V)
OSTI Identifier:
1467176
Report Number(s):
NREL/TP-5400-71341
DOE Contract Number:  
AC36-08GO28308
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
30 DIRECT ENERGY CONVERSION; research gasoline; octane number; distillation; true vapor pressure; detailed hydrocarbon analysis

Citation Formats

McCormick, Robert L., Fouts, Lisa A., Fioroni, Gina M., Christensen, Earl D., Ratcliff, Matthew A., Zigler, Bradley T., Sluder, Scott, Szybist, James P., Ciatti, Steve, Bays, J. Timothy, Pitz, William, Mehl, Marco, Dec, John E., and Miles, Paul C. Co-Optimization of Fuels & Engines: Properties of Co-Optima Core Research Gasolines. United States: N. p., 2018. Web. doi:10.2172/1467176.
McCormick, Robert L., Fouts, Lisa A., Fioroni, Gina M., Christensen, Earl D., Ratcliff, Matthew A., Zigler, Bradley T., Sluder, Scott, Szybist, James P., Ciatti, Steve, Bays, J. Timothy, Pitz, William, Mehl, Marco, Dec, John E., & Miles, Paul C. Co-Optimization of Fuels & Engines: Properties of Co-Optima Core Research Gasolines. United States. doi:10.2172/1467176.
McCormick, Robert L., Fouts, Lisa A., Fioroni, Gina M., Christensen, Earl D., Ratcliff, Matthew A., Zigler, Bradley T., Sluder, Scott, Szybist, James P., Ciatti, Steve, Bays, J. Timothy, Pitz, William, Mehl, Marco, Dec, John E., and Miles, Paul C. Wed . "Co-Optimization of Fuels & Engines: Properties of Co-Optima Core Research Gasolines". United States. doi:10.2172/1467176. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1467176.
@article{osti_1467176,
title = {Co-Optimization of Fuels & Engines: Properties of Co-Optima Core Research Gasolines},
author = {McCormick, Robert L. and Fouts, Lisa A. and Fioroni, Gina M. and Christensen, Earl D. and Ratcliff, Matthew A. and Zigler, Bradley T. and Sluder, Scott and Szybist, James P. and Ciatti, Steve and Bays, J. Timothy and Pitz, William and Mehl, Marco and Dec, John E. and Miles, Paul C.},
abstractNote = {The Co-Optima Core gasolines are a set of fuels developed to have similar autoignition properties but a wide range of composition. The primary compositional components varied were isoparaffins, cycloparaffins, olefins, aromatics, and ethanol. These fuels are being used extensively across the DOE national laboratories in fuel property and engine combustion research.They provide a consistent baseline across research platforms. This document is a compilation of chemical analysis and property data on these fuels, including basic properties such as density, octane numbers, heating value, Reid vapor pressure, and distillation. Elemental composition is reported, as well as detailed hydrocarbon analysis and functional group analysis by NMR spectroscopy. Enthalpy of vaporization at 20 deg C as well as true vapor pressure over the temperature range -20 deg to 120 deg C are also reported.},
doi = {10.2172/1467176},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {2018},
month = {8}
}

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