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Fuels for Homogenous Charge Compression Ignition Engines

Abstract: 

A fuel for a homogeneous charge compression ignition engine having a 95 V % distilled temperature by boiling point measurement in the range of about 35.degree. C. to about 350.degree. C., a cetane number in the range of about 2 to about 120, and an octane number in the range of 10 to about 110. The invention also relates to a method of operating a homogeneous charge compression ignition engine of mixing a fuel with air and feeding the fuel into a combustion chamber.

Patent Number: 
7,887,695
Date Of Issue: 
02/15/2011
Inventors: 

Jimell Erwin; Thomas W. Ryan III; Rudolph H. Stanglmaier