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Diesel Fuels Analysis

Petroleum and Liquid Fossil Fuels Analysis

  1. Chang S. Hsu

Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470027318.a1806

Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry

Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry

How to Cite

Hsu, C. S. 2006. Diesel Fuels Analysis. Encyclopedia of Analytical Chemistry. .

Author Information

  1. Exxon Research & Engineering Co., Annandale, NJ, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

Abstract

Diesel fuels are analyzed for their physical properties and chemical composition to address various issues including their performance, storage stability, evaluation of refinery process efficiency and product quality, and assessment of environmental impact. Various methods of physical property measurement, performance tests, contaminant analyses, and analytical techniques for chemical composition are described.