dual-fuel engine

dual-fuel engine

[¦dü·əl ¦fyül ′en·jən]
(mechanical engineering)
Internal combustion engine that can operate on either of two fuels, such as natural gas or gasoline.
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Coltec Industries Inc (NYSE:COT) has received an order valued in excess of $2.5 million for the first dual-fuel engine based on its technology sharing agreement with MAN B&W Diesel Inc.
Volvo Trucks, a subsidiary of Volvo AB (NASDAQ: VOLV) (STO: VOLVA) (STO: VOLVB), has developed a natural gas diesel dual-fuel engine meeting Euro V exhaust emission standards.
In other words, shortfalls or fluctuations in the availability of natural boil-off gas (NBOG) from the LNG cargo of a carrier powered by the 1,000 kW per cylinder MAN Diesel 51/60DF dual-fuel engine can be compensated by increasing liquid fuel injection beyond the quantity used by the dedicated pilot fuel injection system.
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