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    Discussion on Uses of the Specification for Gasoline (ASTM D4814)

    Published: Jun 2016

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    This chapter on the importance of specifications explains how gasoline and gasoline-ethanol blend specifications affect the operation of modern engines. The chapter relates why we have various levels of gasoline properties listed as specifications and how these properties and their limits affect engine performance.


    gasoline, D02.A, octane, volatility, gasoline-ethanol blends, specifications, regulations, motor fuel

    Author Information:

    Simnick, James J.
    BP America, Global Fuels Technology, Naperville, IL

    Committee/Subcommittee: D02.A0

    DOI: 10.1520/MNL6920150003