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A numerical study of a free piston ic engine operating on homogeneous charge compression ignition combustion
A free piston, internal combustion (IC) engine, operating at high compression ratio (~30:1) and low equivalence ratio (φ~0.35), and utilizing homogeneous charge compression ignition combustion, hasExpand
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Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition with a Free Piston: A New Approach to Ideal Otto Cycle Performance
Sandia National Laboratories has been investigating a new, integrated approach to generating electricity with ultra low emissions and very high efficiency for low power (30 kW) applications such asExpand
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Advances in rapid compression machine studies of low- and intermediate-temperature autoignition phenomena
This manuscript has been created in part by UChicago Argonne, LLC, Operator of Argonne National Laboratory ("Argonne"). Argonne, a U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science laboratory, is operatedExpand
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A computationally efficient, physics-based model for simulating heat loss during compression and the delay period in RCM experiments
Abstract A computationally efficient, physics-based model is developed to account for the heat loss that occurs during the compression process and delay period in rapid compression machine (RCM)Expand
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A chemical kinetically based ignition delay correlation for iso-octane covering a wide range of conditions including the NTC region
An ignition delay correlation has been developed for iso-octane based on the functional behavior exhibited by a detailed chemical kinetic mechanism. The correlation employs a traditionalExpand
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A Shock Tube Study of n- and iso-Propanol Ignition
An understanding of the ignition and oxidation characteristics of propanol, as well as other alcohols, is important toward the development and design of combustion engines that can effectivelyExpand
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Optimizing the Scavenging System for a Two-Stroke Cycle, Free Piston Engine for High Efficiency and Low Emissions: A Computational Approach
A free piston internal combustion (IC) engine operating on high compression ratio (CR) homogeneous charge compression ignition (HCCI) combustion is being developed by Sandia National Laboratories toExpand
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Methodology to account for multi-stage ignition phenomena during simulations of RCM experiments
Abstract RCM experiments are used to investigate the ignition behavior of fuels at engine relevant conditions. Modern designs utilize pistons with crevice volumes machined around the circumference ofExpand
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Influence of the double bond position on the oxidation of decene isomers at high pressures and temperatures
Abstract High pressure, single pulse shock tube oxidation experiments were conducted in order to probe the chemical kinetic effects of the double bond position in long alkenes. All oxidationExpand
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CFD simulations of Rapid Compression Machines using detailed chemistry: Impact of multi-dimensional effects on the auto-ignition of the iso-octane
Abstract In Rapid Compression Machines (RCM), several phenomena can induce inhomogeneities inside the reaction chamber. The benefits of using a creviced piston have been largely demonstrated throughExpand
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