Joint DoD/DoE Shale Oil Project. Volume 3. Testing of Refined Shale Oil Fuels.
Final rept. for period ending Nov 83,
BATTELLE COLUMBUS LABS OH
Pagination or Media Count:
This report is the third of 3 volumes describing the Joint DODDOE Shale Oil Project. It summarizes results of tests to evaluate suitability of shale JP-5, shale DFM, and shale residual oil for use in a wide variety of engines, including marine boilers, diesel engines and gas turbines various commercial engines and aircraft gas turbine engines. The shale fuels proved completely acceptable for use in every engine in which it was evaluated. In addition, toxicity and mutagenicity were found to be similar to those for petroleum fuels. Author