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Published 24 Feb 2005, Rachel's Environment and Health News #807, www.rachel.org,


Diesel

The combustibility of a diesel fuel in diesel engines is characterized by its cetane number, which is a measure of its ability to undergo compression ignition under standard test conditions. Fuels with a higher cetane number more readily ignite in compression ignition engines.

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