0
TECHNICAL PAPERS: Internal Combustion Engines

Detailed Chemical Kinetic Simulation of Natural Gas HCCI Combustion: Gas Composition Effects and Investigation of Control Strategies

[+] Author and Article Information
D. Flowers, S. Aceves, C. K. Westbrook, J. R. Smith

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Livermore, CA 94551

R. Dibble

University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 123(2), 433-439 (Dec 06, 2000) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1364521 History: Received April 25, 2000; Revised December 06, 2000
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.

References

Suzuki, H., Koike, N., Ishii, H., and Odaka, M., 1997, “Exhaust Purification of Diesel Engines by Homogeneous Charge with Compression Ignition Part 1: Experimental Investigation of Combustion and Exhaust Emission Behavior Under Pre-Mixed Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Method,” SAE paper 970313.
Onishi, S., Jo, S. H., Shoda, K., Jo, P. D., and Kato, S., 1979, “Active Thermo-Atmosphere Combustion (ATAC)—A New Combustion Process for Internal Combustion Engines,” SAE paper 790501.
Noguchi, M., Tanaka, Y., Tanaka, T., and Takeuchi, Y., 1979, “A Study on Gasoline Engine Combustion by Observation of Intermediate Reactive Products During Combustion,” SAE paper 790840.
Ishibashi, Y., and Asai, M., 1996, “Improving the Exhaust Emissions of Two-Stroke Engines by Applying the Activated Radical Concept,” SAE paper 960742.
Ishibashi, Y., and Asai, M., 1998, “A Low Pressure Pneumatic Direct Injection Two-Stroke Engine by Activated Radical Combustion Concept,” SAE paper 980757.
Najt, P. M., and Foster, D. E., 1983, “Compression-Ignited Homogeneous Charge Combustion,” SAE paper 830264.
Smith, J. R., Aceves, S. M., Westbrook, C. and Pitz, W., 1997, “Modeling of Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) of Methane,” Proceedings of the 1997 ASME Internal Combustion Engine Fall Technical Conference, paper No. 97-ICE-68, ICE-Vol. 29-3, pp. 85–90.
Willand, J., Nieberding, R.-G., Vent, G., and Enderle, C., 1998, “The Knocking Syndrome—Its Cure and Potential,” SAE paper 982483.
Amsden, A. A., 1993, “KIVA-3: A KIVA Program with Block-Structured Mesh for Complex Geometries,” Los Alamos National Laboratory Report LA-12503-MS.
Miyamoto, T., Hayashi, A. K., Harada, A., Sasaki, S., Hisashi, A., and Tujimura, K., 1999, “A Computational Investigation of Premixed Lean Diesel Combustion,” SAE paper 1999-01-0229.
Christensen, M., Johansson, B., Amneus, P., and Mauss, F., 1998, “Supercharged Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition,” SAE paper 980787.
Aceves, S., Smith, J. R., Westbrook, C, and Pitz, W., 1999, “Compression Ratio Effect on Methane HCCI Combustion,” ASME Journal of Gas Turbines and Power, Vol. 121, No. 3, July 1999.
Lund, C. M., 1978 “HCT—A General Computer Program for Calculating Time-Dependent Phenomena Involving One-Dimensional Hydrodynamics, Transport, and Detailed Chemical Kinetics,” Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory Report UCRL-52504.
Westbrook, C. K., Pitz, W. J., and Leppard, W. R., 1991, “The Autoignition Chemistry of Paraffinic Fuels and Pro-Knock and Anti-Knock Additives: A Detailed Chemical Kinetic Study,” SAE paper 912314.
Pitz, W. J., Westbrook, C. K., and Leppard, W. R., 1991, “Autoignition Chemistry of C4 Olefins Under Motored Engine Conditions: A Comparison of Experimental and Modeling Results,” SAE paper 912315.
Westbrook, C. K., Warnatz, J., and Pitz, W. J., 1988, “A Detailed Chemical Kinetic Reaction Mechanism for the Oxidation of iso-Octane and n-Heptane over an Extended Temperature Range and its Application to Analysis of Engine Knock,” Twenty-Second Symposium (International) on Combustion, p. 893, The Combustion Institute, Pittsburgh.
Curran, H. J., Gaffuri, P., Pitz, W. J., Westbrook, C. K., and Leppard, W. R., 1995, “Autoignition Chemistry of the Hexane Isomers: An Experimental and Kinetic Modeling Study,” SAE paper 952406.
Heywood, J. B., 1988, Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals, McGraw-Hill, New York.
Woschni, G., 1967, “Universally Applicable Equation for the Instantaneous Heat Transfer Coefficient in the Internal Combustion Engine,” SAE paper 670931.
Curran,  H. J., Pitz,  W. J., Marinov,  N. M., and Westbrook,  C. K., 1997, “A Wide Range Modeling Study of Dimethyl Ether Oxidation,” International Journal of Chemical Kinetics, Vol. 30, No. 3, pp. 229–241, March 1998.
Frenklach, M., Wang, H., Goldenberg, M., Smith, G. P., Golden, D. M., Bowman, C. T., Hanson, R. K., Gardiner, W. C., and Lissianski, V., 1995, “GRI-Mech—An Optimized Detailed Chemical Reaction Mechanism for Methane Combustion,” GRI Topical Report No. GRI-95/0058.
Liss, W. E., Thrasher, W. H., Steinmetz, G. F., Chowdiah, P., and Attari, A., 1992, “Variability of Natural Gas Composition in Select Major Metropolitan Areas of the United States,” GRI Report No. GRI-92/0123.
Christensen, M., and Johansson, B, 1998, “Influence of Mixture Quality on Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition,” SAE paper 982454.

Figures

Grahic Jump Location
Gross indicated thermal efficiency versus timing for peak heat release adapted from Lund Institute data 11
Grahic Jump Location
Temperature for TDC peak heat release of pure methane versus engine speed
Grahic Jump Location
Crank angle advance of peak heat release versus fuel composition figure of merit for fuel blends
Grahic Jump Location
Temperature for TDC peak heat release versus figure of merit for various fuel blends
Grahic Jump Location
Simulation results for HCCI control by DME addition
Grahic Jump Location
Simulation results for HCCI control by intake heating
Grahic Jump Location
Simulation results for HCCI control by EGR

Tables

Errata

Discussions

Some tools below are only available to our subscribers or users with an online account.

Related Content

Customize your page view by dragging and repositioning the boxes below.

Related Journal Articles
Related eBook Content
Topic Collections

Sorry! You do not have access to this content. For assistance or to subscribe, please contact us:

  • TELEPHONE: 1-800-843-2763 (Toll-free in the USA)
  • EMAIL: asmedigitalcollection@asme.org
Sign In