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Title: An investigation into the use of fluidic devices as gas fuel injectors for natural gas engines
Authors: Huang, Q.
Chen, Rui
Issue Date: 1996
Publisher: © SAE International
Citation: HUANG, Q. and CHEN, R., 1996. An investigation into the use of fluidic devices as gas fuel injectors for natural gas engines. SAE International Congress and Exposition, Detroit, USA, 26th-29th February.
Series/Report no.: SAE Technical Papers;960768
Abstract: A novel gas fuel injector system based on the use of monostable fluidic devices is described in this paper. The proposed system consists of non-moving-part fluidic devices which are capable of operating in a Pulse Width Modulated (PWM) control mode and of handling a large amount of gas flow for engine operations. The system also includes an electro-fluidic interface for fluidic switching and air-gas mixing nozzles for better mixing quality. Two prototype fluidic injector units were produced and their steady-state and dynamic characteristics were evaluated on a laboratory test rig. The results were compared with those from several commercial gas injectors and it was found that the fluidic injector has a faster dynamic response and a smaller cycle-cycle variations.
Description: This is a conference paper [1996 © SAE International]. It was posted on this site with permission from SAE International. Further use and distribution of this paper requires permission from SAE International.
Version: Published
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/8400
Publisher Link: http://www.sae.org/events/conferences/
ISSN: 0148-7191
Appears in Collections:Conference Papers and Contributions (Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering)

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