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TECHNICAL PAPERS—SPECIAL ICE SECTION: Intake and Exhaust System Dynamics

Comparison of Algorithms for Unsteady Flow Calculations in Inlet and Exhaust Systems of IC Engines

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M. Vandevoorde

Atlas Copco Airpower, Industrial Air Division, Wilrijk, Belgium

J. Vierendeels, R. Sierens, E. Dick

Department of Flow, Heat and Combustion Mechanics, Ghent University, Belgium

R. Baert

TNO Road-Vehicles Research Institute, Delft, The Netherlands

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 122(4), 541-548 (Apr 17, 2000) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1288771 History: Received April 07, 2000; Revised April 17, 2000
Copyright © 2000 by ASME
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Figures

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The shock-tube test case
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Location of the control volumes
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Velocity and velocity of sound as a function of the location in the pipe (test case 1)
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Velocity and velocity of sound as a function of the location in the pipe (test case 1)
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Computer time relative to the MOC (test case 1)
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Errors on the velocity and velocity of sound calculations (relative to the MOC, test case 1)
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Mass flow in the mesh points of the pipe (test case 2)
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Mass flow in the mesh points of the pipe (test case 2)
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Error on the calculated mass flow (test case 2)
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Computer time related to the MOC (test case 2)

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