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Title: Simulation of engine combustion with ethanol as a renewable fuel
Authors: Malalasekera, W.
Ranasinghe, Chathura P.
Keywords: Ethanol
Combustion
Simulation
Engine
Issue Date: 2012
Citation: MALALASEKERA, W. and RANASINGHE, C.P., 2012. Simulation of engine combustion with ethanol as a renewable fuel. International Conference on Advanced Materials, Science and Engineering (ICAMSE-12), Colombo Sri Lanka, 1-4 July 2012, 5pp.
Abstract: Ethanol as a fuel is an important bio-fuel for future energy needs. In this work the combustion process of gasoline-ethanol blends in spark ignition engines was investigated using computational fluid dynamics and turbulent combustion modeling. A modified flame surface density approach developed for gasoline engine combustion was adapted to calculate fuel-burning rate of the blend. The rise in in-cylinder peak pressure and temperature for blends up to E20 was found relatively small compared to E00. A significant reduction of CO and an increment of NOx were observed for optimized combustion with adjusted ignition timing.
Description: This is a conference paper.
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/10696
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