Multizone internal combustion engine modelling: initial assessment of a simulation tool developed in Matlab

Buttsworth, David (2009) Multizone internal combustion engine modelling: initial assessment of a simulation tool developed in Matlab. In: 3rd International Conference on Energy and Environment (ICEE 2009): Advancement Towards Global Sustainability , 7-8 Dec 2009, Malacca, Malaysia.

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A multizone model for the thermodynamic simulation of internal combustion engines has been developed. The new, multizone model differs from earlier, related formulations in a number of important respects. A number of zones, both burned and unburned, can be tracked throughout the entire simulation. Heat transfer areas for burned and unburned zones can be specified as a function of engine geometry. Leakage of gas past piston rings can be simulated using a flow rate model driven by pressure differences. Furthermore, the injection of fuel during the compression stroke and charge stratification across the zones can also be simulated. In this paper, an overview of some of these features is provided. An initial assessment of the pressures, temperatures, and NO concentrations derived from the model is also performed by comparing results obtained from the present modeling with results from two earlier simulations.

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Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Mechanical and Mechatronic Engineering
Date Deposited: 23 Feb 2010 10:39
Last Modified: 24 Nov 2014 04:26
Uncontrolled Keywords: internal combustion engine simulation
Fields of Research : 02 Physical Sciences > 0203 Classical Physics > 020304 Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
08 Information and Computing Sciences > 0801 Artificial Intelligence and Image Processing > 080110 Simulation and Modelling
09 Engineering > 0902 Automotive Engineering > 090201 Automotive Combustion and Fuel Engineering (incl. Alternative/Renewable Fuels)
Socio-Economic Objective: B Economic Development > 85 Energy > 8599 Other Energy > 859999 Energy not elsewhere classified
B Economic Development > 88 Transport > 8801 Ground Transport > 880199 Ground Transport not elsewhere classified
Identification Number or DOI: 10.1109/ICEENVIRON.2009.5398624

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