Improved correlations calculate diesel cold-flow properties from compositional properties of the fuel's blending components. The values calculated by multiple regression equations are within 1% of the corresponding experimental values. H.U. Khan, a scientist at the Indian Institute of Petroleum, Dehradun, derived the correlations using diesel-blending components from Bombay High crude oil. Khan disclosed the results of his tests in an unpublished report. The deviations achieved are well within the repeatability limits of the ASTM/IP tests for the properties studied, indicating the new correlations are better than those reported ear...

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