HCCI Operation of a Multi-Cylinder Engine

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Abstract

A six-cylinder truck-size engine has been converted for Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) operation. This work demonstrates that it is possible to run a multi-cylinder engine under HCCI operation. The ultra-low NOX characteristic of HCCI is also demonstrated. The sensitivity of combustion timing with respect to operating parameters is investigated, and a closed-loop control system is designed which utilizes the mixing ratio of two different fuels to control the timing of combustion. The performance of the control system is evaluated experimentally.

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  • Other Mechanical Engineering

Keywords

  • Multi-Cylinder, Engine, HCCI, Combustion
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationFirst Biennial Meeting of the Scandinavian-Nordic Section of the Combustion Institute
PublisherKompendiet: Göteborg
Pages109-114
StatePublished - 2001
Peer-reviewedNo

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