Investigation of engine performance and kit design for the usage of safflower oil as in diesel engine

Oguz H., Ogut H., Aydin F., Ciniviz M., Eryilmaz T.

RENEWABLE ENERGY, vol.143, pp.692-702, 2019 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 143
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.renene.2019.04.142
  • Title of Journal : RENEWABLE ENERGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.692-702


In Turkey, the consumption of diesel oil is increasing both in transportation and in agricultural fields. In this study, the opportunities of the use of safflower oil, which grow originally in Turkey as a direct fuel in diesel engines, were researched to provide a new alternative for biofuel industry and to popularize the farming of oil crops.