Chemical Engineering - Petroleum Refinery Engineering - Discussion


Diesel used in naval applications has a minimum cetane number of

[A]. 25
[B]. 35
[C]. 45
[D]. 65

Answer: Option C


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Priyesh Sinha said: (Sep 30, 2012)  
Regular normal diesel has cetane number 48.
Bio diesel 51.
But how come its so sure that for NAVAL application the cetane number is 45?

Viettan K said: (Sep 21, 2014)  
According to some specifications for Diesel oil, I see the minimum limit is 46. Please advice me where is 45 from?

Rani said: (Dec 22, 2015)  
Cetane number 40-55 is used to operate diesel vehicles.

Dileep Indian said: (Aug 6, 2017)  
Please give explanation.

Chandan Chaudhary said: (Dec 21, 2017)  
Diesel vehical accept cetane no is 42 to 55.

Rupesh said: (Nov 13, 2019)  
Question itself is wrong. Standard not mentioned like BSlll, BSlV according to standard cetane number will change.

For BSlV Navy grade min 48 cetane number required.

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