Knock-limited performance of fuel blends containing ethers

I. L. Drell, J. R. Branstetter
Apr 1950

Knock ratings are given for 23 ethers, each blended with base fuels. A.S.T.M. Aviation, A.S.T.M. Supercharge, aircraft single-cylinder, and 17.6 engine ratings are presented. Fuel consumption, blending characteristics, temperature sensitivity, and lead susceptibility are also briefly discussed.

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