SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, April 9

Models for SI Combustion and Emissions
(Session Code: PFL112)

Room 140 C  1:00 p.m.

Separate sub-sessions cover zero-dimensional, one-dimensional, and quasi-dimensional models for simulation of SI and CI engines with respect to: engine breathing, boosting, and acoustics; SI combustion and emissions; CI combustion and emissions; fundamentals of engine thermodynamics; numerical modeling of gas dynamics; thermal management; mechanical and lubrication systems; system level models for controls; system level models for vehicle fuel economy and emissions predictions.

Organizers - Federico Millo, Politecnico di Torino; Angelo Onorati; Christof Schernus, FEV GmbH; Xiaofeng Yang, General Motors Co.
Chairpersons - Angelo Onorati

Time Paper No. Title
1:00 p.m. 2014-01-1073
A Numerical Simulation Study on Improving the Thermal Efficiency of a Spark Ignited Engine --- Part 1: Modeling of a Spark Ignited Engine Combustion to Predict Engine Performance Considering Flame Propagation, Knock, and Combustion Chamber Wall ---
Akira Kikusato, Kusaka Jin, Yasuhiro Daisho, Waseda University
1:20 p.m. 2014-01-1066
A Numerical Simulation Study on Improving the Thermal Efficiency of a Spark Ignited Engine --- Part 2: Predicting Instantaneous Combustion Chamber Wall Temperatures, Heat Losses and Knock ---
Akira Kikusato, Katsuya Terahata, Kusaka Jin, Yasuhiro Daisho, Waseda University
1:40 p.m. 2014-01-1070
A Methodology to Mimic Cycle to Cycle Variations and to Predict Knock Occurrence through Numerical Simulation
Federico Millo, Luciano Rolando, Politecnico di Torino; Enrico Pautasso, Emanuele Servetto, Powertech Engineering
2:00 p.m. 2014-01-1069
Experimentally Supported Modeling of Cycle-to-Cycle Variations of SI Engine Using Cycle-Simulation Model
Momir Sjeric, Darko Kozarac, Ivan Taritas, Univ. of Zagreb
2:20 p.m. 2014-01-1065
Analysis of Knock Tendency in a Small VVA Turbocharged Engine Based on Integrated 1D-3D Simulations and Auto-Regressive Technique
Stefano Fontanesi, Elena Severi, Università degli Studi di Modena; Daniela Siano, Istituto Motori CNR; Fabio Bozza, Vincenzo De Bellis, Università di Napoli Federico II
2:40 p.m. 2014-01-1071
A Study of Hydrogen Internal Combustion Engine EGR System
Haichun Yao, Baigang Sun, Huayu Tian, Qinghe Luo, Hongyang Tang, Beijing Institute of Technology
3:00 p.m. 2014-01-1068
Development of Multi-Zone Phenomenological Model for SI Engine
Vishwajith Bhat, Intern, GE Global Research Centre; Bhaskar Tamma, GE Global Research Centre
3:20 p.m. 2014-01-1067
Multi-Zone Models of Combustion and Heat Transfer Processes in SI Engines
Jiri Hvezda
3:40 p.m. 2014-01-1072
Symbolic Sensitivity Analysis of Math-Based Spark Ignition Engine with Two-Zone Combustion Model
Hadi Adibi asl, Ramin Masoudi, Roydon Fraser, John McPhee, Univ. of Waterloo

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, SUB-TP-00008, and also individually. To purchase visit

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