Le Pera, Maurice
February 2007
Tribology & Lubrication Technology;Feb2007, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p20
Academic Journal
The article discusses the lubricity of fuel that passes through the fuel injection system of diesel engines. The changes in environmental legislation mandating reductions in vehicular emissions have highlighted lubricity as an important requirement in fuel specifications, especially those for diesel and distillate fuels. The "Technical Review of Diesel Fuels" publication of Chevron defines lubricity as the ability to reduce friction between solid surfaces in relative motion.


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