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Performance of Air Power Engine Fueled with Oxygen Gas, Compressed Air and Engine Exhaust Gas

S. Venkateswara Rao, P. Ravindra Kumar

Abstract


These days people are focusing mainly on alternate fuels as there is shortage of non-renewable energy sources and some of the alternate fuels which available are found to cause some of the problems like difficult to store, proved to be less efficient and non-economical. Among the various alternative technologies air powered technology is one of the promising technology. So, it is proposed to find the solution to these three crises of shortage in fuel, hike in fuel prices and pollution to environment caused by the combustion of fuels. To achieve this, we have to modify the existing I.C. engine or compressor into an air powered engine to run the vehicles. We select the compressor and we improved it as our key objective is to develop an efficient, economical and which runs on clean fuel with almost zero emissions i.e. air and we named it as air powered engine. At the initial stage compressed air obtained from the compressor is used as fuel for the engine, further oxygen from cylinders is used as fuel, this lead to the idea of using exhaust to run the engine and hence it is termed as exhaust gas engine. Fuel used in the exhaust gas engine is exhaust evolved from CI or SI Engines. Industries releases exhaust gases in to atmosphere, using of these exhaust in a productive manner, results in development of a most economical engine. Hence, exhaust gas as a fuel can be measured as one among the best substitute sources of energy.

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