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ISBN: 9781133612315
Textbook Problem

Which is not a common automotive fuel?

  1. Gasoline
  2. Diesel
  3. Hydrogen
  4. Ethanol

To determine

A noncommon automotive fuel.

Explanation

Hydrogen: As hydrogen is the lightest gas, it rises in the atmosphere and rarely found in its purest form. Due to this, it becomes inefficient to store it for utilizing it as a fuel for automobiles. Thus, hydrogen is not used as a common fuel in vehicles.

A fuel is used to propel the vehicle by burning it inside the engine cylinder converting its chemical energy into useful mechanical work. The most common fuels used in the automobiles are:

Gasoline:

The gasoline is a mixture of petrol and air. It is the most common fuel generally used in spark ignition engine. It consists mainly organic compounds obtained by the fractional distillation of petroleum...

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