TECHNICAL PAPERS: Spark Ignition Engine Combustion

An Investigation of Flame Expansion Speed With a Strong Swirl Motion Using High-Speed Visualization

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S. H. Joo

P/T Test and Development Team, Power Train Division, Technical Center, Daewoo Motor Co., Ltd., 199 Cheongcheon-dong, Bupyung-gu, Incheon 403-714, Koreae-mail: shjoo@bama.ua.edu

K. M. Chun

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Yonsei University, 134 Shinchon-Dong, Seodaemoon-gu, Seoul 120-749, Koreae-mail: kmchun@yonsei.ac.kr

Y. Shin

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sejong University, 98 Kunja-dong, Kwangjin-gu, Seoul 143-747, Koreae-mail: ygshin@sejong.ac.kr

K. C. Lee

Department of Mechanical Engineering, The University of Alabama, 180 Hardaway Hall, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487e-mail: klee@bama.ua.edu

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 125(2), 485-493 (Apr 29, 2003) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1564067 History: Received March 01, 2001; Revised June 01, 2002; Online April 29, 2003
Copyright © 2003 by ASME
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An example of flame propagation calculated using a proposed flame propagation model for the case of no swirl
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An example of flame propagation calculated using a proposed flame propagation model for the case of swirl
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A mixture supply system which generates the swirl flow
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Flame images at 2.5 ms after ignition; (a) without swirl motion and (b) with strong swirl motion
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Normalized velocity profile for the case of swirl during compression process measured by LDV
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Examples of determining the flame expansion speed and swirl speed (3 msec after the start of ignition)
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Estimated flame expansion speed and swirl ratio determined from flame images




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