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

A Predictive Ignition Delay Correlation Under Steady-State and Transient Operation of a Direct Injection Diesel Engine

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D. N. Assanis, Z. S. Filipi, S. B. Fiveland, M. Syrimis

W. E. Lay Automotive Laboratory, University of Michigan, 1231 Beal Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2133

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 125(2), 450-457 (Apr 29, 2003) (8 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1563238 History: Received July 01, 2000; Revised November 01, 2002; Online April 29, 2003
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