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        Penn State University Combustion Lab Tour

        In this interactive, a fuels science professor tours a Combustion Lab where a team is investigating renewable, advanced and clean burning fuels. They use ordinary engines to investigate how different fuels, including biodiesel, perform in ordinary engines under different road conditions. Overall, the researchers are interested in power, emissions, and performance.

        Equipment in the lab includes a variety of engines from popular vehicles, as well as special instruments that can measure and document the characteristics of fuels at different stages of the combustion process.

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