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Abstract

An innovative concept for improving the control of the early combustion in s.i. engines is investigated. Experimental results are presented showing the superior performance of the proposed solution over wall-located ignition, both in quiescent and turbulent atmospheres. A set of representative behaviours is illustrated, as it emerged from parametric investigations carried out on these ignition devices. Experimental data are supported by a theoretical model of the cavity depletion, that makes it possible to define the thermo- and fluid-dynamic properties of the outflowing excited gas.

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Authors: BORGHESE A, Istituto Motori CNR, Napoli (IT);MOCCIA V, Università "Federico II", Chemical Engineering Department, Napoli (IT);DIANA M, Università "Federico II", Chemical Engineering Department, Napoli (IT)
Bibliographic Reference: Paper presented: Symposium COMODIA '94, Yokohama (JP), July 11-14, 1994
Availability: Available from (1) as Paper EN 38550 ORA
Record Number: 199411092 / Last updated on: 1994-11-28
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en