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That system used unit injectors that build up the fuel pressure just before the injectors open. With high gasoline internal leakage, the pressure could not build up. The problem is much less with common-rail type of systems as the time available for pressure buildup is longer. Even so, the parasitic losses can increase much with more pumping work by the fuel pump. PPC with diesel fuel does not have any issues with the fuel pump or injectors as the system is designed for that fuel. A problem with PPC and diesel fuel is, instead, the potential wall wetting with early fuel injections.
They noted decreases in THC, CO, and NOx when tuning the engine for optimal operation with pure n-butanol or its blends with gasoline. Particle number concentrations also decreased with addition of n-butanol. Tornatore et al.  conducted optical diagnostic measurements in a single-cylinder PFI engine with 40 vol% n-butanol in gasoline and observed a reduction in particulate matter compared to straight gasoline. The reduction in particulate matter is 40 2 Fuel Class Higher Alcohols attributed to the displacement of aromatic compounds in the gasoline fuel, which have a strong tendency to form soot.
0 bar indicated mean eﬀective pressure (IMEP) and 1500 rpm. The authors were able to achieve stable ignition despite the longer ignition delay of nbutanol compared to diesel fuel. However, ignition was signiﬁcantly retarded to after top dead center. 3). 3 Indicated NOx (g/kW-h) 6 n-Butanol 5 Inj. 3 Impact of engine load on emissions of a CI engine fueled with pure n-butanol. (Reproduced with permission from Yanai et al. 2 iso-Butanol Relatively few studies have been conducted with iso-butanol in CI engines.