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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Auto-ignition and Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Engines

Characteristics of Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) Engine Operation for Variations in Compression Ratio, Speed, and Intake Temperature While Using n-Butane as a Fuel

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M. Iida

Yamaha Motor Company, 2500 Shingai, Iwata, Shizuoka 438-8501, Japane-mail: iidaminoru@yamaha-motor.co.jp

M. Hayashi, D. E. Foster, J. K. Martin

Engine Research Center, University of Wisconsin, 1500 Engineering Drive, Madison, WI 53706

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 125(2), 472-478 (Apr 29, 2003) (7 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1501914 History: Received May 23, 2001; Revised December 01, 2001; Online April 29, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
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Diagram of experimental setup
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Pressure data of consecutive 100 cycles
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Operation range (CR=16.55,Tin=400 K)
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Contour of IMEP (CR=16.55,Tin=400 K.) (Dotted lines show the upper and lower limit of operation.)
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Contour of ISFC (Cr=16.55,Tin=400 K.) (Dotted lines show the upper and lower limit of operation.)
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Position of CA50 (CR=16.55,Tin=400 K, at maximum load)
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Change of TIVC and PIVC on engine speed
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Contour of HC emission (CR=16.55,Tin=400 K.) (Dotted lines show the upper and lower limit of operation.)
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Concentration of each HC species (CR =16.55, Tin=400 K , 600 rpm)
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Contour of CO emission (CR =16.55,Tin=400 K .) (Dotted lines show the upper and lower limit of operation.)
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Concentration of CO (CR=16.55,Tin=400 K)
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Operation range with various compression ratio (Tin=400 K)
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Dependence of ISFC on equivalence ration (CR=16.55,Tin=400 K, 600 rpm)
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Comparison of pressure and heat release rate (Tin=400 K, 600 rpm)
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Operation range with various intake air temperature (CR=16.55)

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