TECHNICAL PAPERS: Internal Combustion Engines

Experimental and Theoretical Optimization of Combustion Chamber and Fuel Distribution for the Low Emission Direct-Injection Diesel Engine

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Y. Kidoguchi, M. Sanda, K. Miwa

Ecosystem Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering, The University of Tokushima, 2-1 Minamijosanjima, Tokushima 770-8506, Japan

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 125(1), 351-357 (Dec 27, 2002) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1501077 History: Received October 01, 2001; Revised March 01, 2002; Online December 27, 2002
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Schematic diagram of experimental setup
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Time histories of combustion pressure and heat release rate
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Effect of combustion chamber geometry
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Comparison of combustion pressure and heat release rate
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Effect of combustion chamber geometry on time histories of turbulent kinetic energy
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Comparison of gas velocity, turbulence kinetic energy, temperature, fuel mass fraction, and NO formation rate
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Initial mixture distribution
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Effect of initial mixture distribution on combustion process
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Time histories of NO concentration
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Effect of mixture distribution on gas velocity, turbulence intensity, temperature, fuel mass fraction, and NO formation rate



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