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Combination Octane Rating Unit – K90901 by Koehler Instrument Company

Test Method This laboratory test method covers the quantitative determination of the knock rating of liquid spark-ignition engine fuel in terms of Research O.N. and the Motor Octane Number, including fuels that contain up to 25‚ÄČ% v/v of ethanol. The sample fuel is tested using a standardized single cylinder, four-stroke cycle, variable compression ratio, carbureted, CFR engine run in accordance with a defined set of operating conditions. Combination Octane Rating Unit The K90901 Standard Model ...

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Road Octane Numbers 1957

An interesting read on high compression US Road Octane Numbers with compression ratios 11:1 and 12:1 https://enginebuzz.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Copy-of-Road-Octane-Numbers-for-Gasoline-in-Cars-5-14-1957.pdf ...

Great Lakes Regional Presentation on Fuel Consumption for MON and RON

Great short presentation on fuel used for a rating- remember seeing this in three different regional group presentations. https://enginebuzz.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/FuelConsumptionRONMON.pdf ...

Knock Measurement Resolution and Accuracy

I saw this presented in a Regional Group Meeting in Memphis in 2015. This is an excellent example of why ...

Common Sources of Error in Knock Ratings

https://enginebuzz.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Sources-of-Error-in-Knock-Ratings-5-9-1960.pdf An investigative review by Ethyl Corp in 1960 still very relevant today Key Insights show how much error can ...