MANUAL Published: 08 November 2019

Chapter 9 | Automotive Diesel Fuel, Burner Fuel, Nonaviation Gas Turbine Fuel, and Kerosene


This chapter provides an overview of the ASTM specifications for fuel oil, diesel fuel, biodiesel, kerosene, nonaviation gas turbine fuel, and marine fuels. Similarities and differences among the fuels and fuel properties are presented and discussed. Also included is discussion of some important fuel properties, such as storage stability, that are not specified for any of the fuels.

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Westbrook, Steven
Southwest Research Institute, San Antonio, TX, US
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Developed by Committee: D02
Pages: 239–270
DOI: 10.1520/MNL3720170008
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-7090-2
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-7089-6