Accession Number:

ADA248589

Title:

Advanced Concepts for Controlled Combustion in Engines

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY DEPT OF ENGINEERING

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1991-12-15

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

Studies carried out at the University of California, Berkeley, over a period of with fluid mechanical properties of turbulent pulsed jet four years were concerned plumes - systems that are of particular relevance to the initiation and control of combustion in engines. The eventual purpose of this program was to provide a rational background for a fundamental refinement of stratified charge diesel engines - the development of a combustion system where the formation of pollutants is minimized, fuel economy is maximized, while fuel tolerance is optimized. The results demonstrated that this goal is attainable by means of appropriate Pulsed Jet Combustion PJC generators. The exothermic process of combustion is executed thereby in the form of a fireball taking place in a stratified charge generated by turbulent plumes of a PJC system.

Subject Categories:

  • Jet and Gas Turbine Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE