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Progress on the Investigation of Coal-Water-Slurry Fuel Combustion in a Medium-Speed Diesel Engine: Part 3—Accumulator Injector Performance

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B. D. Hsu

GE Transportation Systems, Erie, PA

G. L. Leonard, R. N. Johnson

GE Research and Development Center, Schenectady, NY

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 111(3), 516-520 (Jul 01, 1989) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3240283 History: Received August 01, 1988; Online October 15, 2009

Abstract

Coal-water-slurry (CWS) engine tests designed to evaluate a new accumulator-based injection system are described in this paper. The new injection system was found to improve CWS burnout considerably at both full and part engine loads. The peak cylinder firing pressure when operating with CWS was no higher than when operating with diesel oil. These data demonstrate the improved engine performance that can be achieved with the accumulator-based injection system.

Copyright © 1989 by ASME
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