diesel index

diesel index

[′dē·zəl ‚in‚deks]
(chemical engineering)
An empirical expression for the correlation between the aniline number of a diesel fuel and its ignitability.
(mechanical engineering)
Diesel fuel rating based on ignition qualities; high-quality fuel has a high index number.
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In addition, The price indexation formula will remain unchanged, And is based, For the price of fuel, On the diesel index. Even if the legislation were to evolve and reduce any taxation for vehicles using fuels more favorable to the environment, It will not be asked to adjust the price.
Table 1: Properties Diesel SFME 20% SFME 40% SFME Density, Kg/[m.sup.3] 860 900 868 876 Calorific value, kJ/kg 42800 37800 41800 40800 Viscosity, centistokes 3.01 5.8 3.568 4.126 Flash point, [degrees]C 60 98 67.6 75.2 Diesel index 50 48 49.6 49.2
(1987), the quality parameter of diesel fuel is influenced by specific gravity, viscosity, aniline point and diesel index, and therefore this experiment covered physical characterization obtained by specific gravity parameter, viscosity, aniline point, flash point, API gravity and diesel index.
The diesel index dropped to the lowest value since our measurements began in January 2008: an index of 59.1.
Contract notice: Supply of diesel fuel with a diesel index of not less than 53 and low sulfur (10 ppm and otherwise complies with applicable regulations) for the year in 2014 and 2015 option for resolution no.
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