Table of Contents
Journal of Thermodynamics
Volume 2015 (2015), Article ID 927896, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/927896
Research Article

Influence of Exhaust Gas Recirculation, and Injection Timing on the Combustion, Performance and Emission Characteristics of a Cylinder Head Porous Medium Engine

School of Mechanical and Building Sciences, VIT University, Vellore, Tamil Nadu 632 014, India

Received 25 July 2015; Revised 22 September 2015; Accepted 27 September 2015

Academic Editor: Philip De Goey

Copyright © 2015 Chidambaram Kannan and Thulasi Vijayakumar. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. T. Tsurushima, T. Miyamoto, H. Akagawa, and Y. Aoyagi, “Effects of initial in-cylinder flow field on mixture formation in a premixed compression ignition engine,” SAE Technical Paper 2000-01-0331, 2000. View at Google Scholar
  2. J. Gao, Y. Matsumoto, M. Namba, and K. Nishida, “An investigation of mixture formation and in-cylinder combustion processes in direct injection diesel engines using group-hole nozzles,” International Journal of Engine Research, vol. 10, no. 1, pp. 27–44, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  3. S. Moon, T. Tsujimura, M. Oguma, Z. Chen, Z. Huang, and T. Saitou, “Mixture condition, combustion and sooting characteristics of ethanol-diesel blends in diffusion flames under various injection and ambient conditions,” Fuel, vol. 113, pp. 128–139, 2013. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. M. Weclas, “Potential of porous medium combustion technology as applied to internal combustion engines,” Sonderdruck/Schriftenreihe der Georg-Simon-Ohm-Hochschule 32, Technische Hochschule Nürnberg, Numberg, Germany, 2004. View at Google Scholar
  5. M. Weclas, “Strategy for intelligent internal combustion engine with homogenous combustion in cylinder,” Sonderdruck Schriftenreihe der Georg-Simon-Ohm-Fachhochschule Nürnberg, no. 32, 2004. View at Google Scholar
  6. W. G. Wang, D. W. Lyons, N. N. Clark, M. Gautam, and P. M. Norton, “Emissions from nine heavy trucks fueled by diesel and biodiesel blend without engine modification,” Environmental Science and Technology, vol. 34, no. 6, pp. 933–939, 2000. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. W. A. Bone, “Surface combustion,” The Journal of the Franklin Institute, vol. 173, no. 2, pp. 101–131, 1912. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  8. M. Jan and P. Milos, Porous Medium Combustion in Engines May Contribute to Lower NOx Emissions, Paper Code: F02V147, Joesef Bozek Research Centre, Czech Technical University in Prague, Prague, Czech Republic, 2004.
  9. S. Afsharvahid, P. J. Ashman, and B. B. Dally, “Investigation of Nox conversion characteristics in a porous medium,” Combustion and Flame, vol. 152, no. 4, pp. 604–615, 2008. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. N. Shahangian, D. Honnery, and J. Ghojel, “The role of porous media in homogenization of high pressure diesel fuel spray combustion,” Journal of Energy Resources Technology—Transactions of the ASME, vol. 136, no. 1, Article ID 012202, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  11. N. Shahangian and J. Ghojel, “The interaction between diesel sprays and porous media: effect of medium pore density and injection pressure,” Journal of Porous Media, vol. 15, no. 6, pp. 501–516, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  12. M. Weclas, J. Cypris, and T. M. A. Maksoud, “Thermodynamic properties of real porous combustion reactor under diesel engine-like conditions,” Journal of Thermodynamics, vol. 2012, Article ID 798104, 11 pages, 2012. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  13. A. Mohammadi, A. Jazayeri, and M. Ziabasharhagh, “Numerical simulation of direct injection engine with using porous medium,” in Proceedings of the ASME Internal Combustion Engine Division Spring Technical Conference, Paper no. ICES2012-81150, pp. 785–795, Torino, Italy, May 2012.
  14. L. Zhou, M.-Z. Xie, and K. H. Luo, “Numerical study of heat transfer and combustion in IC engine with a porous media piston region,” Applied Thermal Engineering, vol. 65, no. 1-2, pp. 597–604, 2014. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  15. N. Shahangian, M. Keshavarz, and S. A. Jazayeri, “Performance and combustion characteristics analysis of HCCI engine operation with diesel like fuels,” Oil & Gas Science and Technology, vol. 64, no. 4, pp. 521–532, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus