MANUAL Published: 07 July 2016

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


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.

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Simnick, James
BP America, Global Fuels Technology, Naperville, IL, US
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Developed by Committee: D02
Pages: 15–21
DOI: 10.1520/MNL6920150003
ISBN-EB: 978-0-8031-7076-6
ISBN-13: 978-0-8031-7075-9