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Internal Combustion Engine with Ammonia Fuel

Abstract: 

The invention provides methods of providing fuel to an internal combustion engine, fuel systems for an internal combustion engine and a fuel injector for an internal combustion engine. Ammonia may be heated and pressurized to a selected condition and may used as fuel which is supplemented with hydrogen to assist with ignition, flame propagation, and/or combustion speed.

Patent Number: 
8,166,926
Date Of Issue: 
05/01/2012
Inventors: 

Shizuo Sasaki; Jayant Sarlashkar