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

Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Engine: A Simulation Study on the Effects of Inhomogeneities

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P. Maigaard, F. Mauss

Division of Combustion Physics, Lund University, P. O. Box 118, 22100 Lund, Sweden  

M. Kraft

Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge CB2 3RA, UKe-mail: markus_kraft@cheng.cam.ac.uk

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 125(2), 466-471 (Apr 29, 2003) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1563240 History: Received July 01, 2000; Revised August 01, 2002; Online April 29, 2003
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Numerical results from the PFR model compared with experiments. The TD100 engine is in this case run at 1000 rpm and ϕ=0.368. The jagged line represents results from a single experimental engine cycle and the broken line is its smoothed version.
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Temperature distribution in the boundary layer. The temperature increases from the wall temperature and asymptotically approaches the bulk gas temperature.
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Pressure history. Results from the new model with varying number of particles are compared to experimental data and a previous model result.
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Temperature history. Results from the new model with varying number of particles are compared to experimental data and a previous model result.
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STD-DEV of temperature history
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Sensitivity study on turbulence mixing time scale (τ)
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STD-DEV of temperature histories for the sensitivity study on turbulence time scale
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STD-DEV of temperature. Closeup on the faster mixing cases



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