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Textbook Problem

List three alternative fuels for an internal combustion engine and briefly explain where they come from.

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Three alternative fuels for an internal combustion engine and their origin.

Explanation

Alternative fuels for internal combustion engines are as follows:

Biodiesel: Biodiesel is one of the promising alternative fuels which are used in the internal combustion engine by mixing it with Diesel known as blend. The symbol used for the blend is ‘B’. These blends can be B5, B20, B35, B100, etc. “B5 represent 5% biodiesel and 95% diesel.”

Biodiesel is produced from vegetable oil or animal fat. Mostly used vegetable oils for producing biodiesel are soybean, sunflowers, and hemp.

Alcohol: Alcohol can be used as an alternative for internal combustion engine. Methanol and Ethanol are the types of alcohol which are mostly used as a fuel...

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