SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, April 9

High Efficiency IC Engines Concepts (Part 1 of 2)
(Session Code: PFL170)

Room 410 B  8:00 a.m.

This session focuses on technologies such as advanced and partially mixed combustion, cooled EGR boosting, ignition and direct injection technologies, pressure boosting, intelligent combustion, thermal efficiency, fully variable valvetrains, and other new and developing technologies. Papers focused on waste heat recovery technologies should be submitted to HX102/103.

Organizers - Anil Singh Bika; Philip Keller, David B. Roth, BorgWarner Inc.; James P. Szybist, Oak Ridge National Laboratory; Alok Warey, General Motors Co.

Time Paper No. Title
8:00 a.m. ORAL ONLY
Technical Keynote: Downsizing for Fuel Efficiency: A Replacement for Displacement?
Chris J. Brace, University Of Bath
8:20 a.m. 2014-01-1185
Ultra Boost for Economy: Extending the Limits of Extreme Engine Downsizing
J.W.G. Turner, A. Popplewell, R. Patel, T.R. Johnson, N.J. Darnton, S. Richardson, Jaguar Land Rover; S.W. Bredda, GE Precision Engineering; R.J. Tudor, C.I. Bithell, R. Jackson, Lotus Engineering; S.M. Remmert, R.F. Cracknell, Shell Global Solutions (UK); J.X. Fernandes, CD-adapco; A.G.J. Lewis, S. Akehurst, C.J. Brace, C. Copeland, University of Bath; R. Martinez-Botas, A. Romagnoli, Imperial College London; A.A. Burluka, University of Leeds
8:40 a.m. 2014-01-1186
Mechanically Supercharged 2.4L GDI Engine for Improved Fuel Economy and Low Speed Torque Improvement
Aaron Birckett, Nayan Engineer, Paul Arlauskas, Mark Shirley, Paul Neuman, Hyundai-Kia America Technical Center Inc.
9:00 a.m. 2014-01-1196
Observations on the Measurement and Performance Impact of Catalyzed vs. Non Catalyzed EGR on a Heavily Downsized DISI Engine
Andrew Lewis, Sam Akehurst, University of Bath; James Turner, Rishin Patel, Andrew Popplewell, Jaguar Land Rover
9:20 a.m. 2014-01-1199
Study of an EGR System for Downsizing Turbocharged Gasoline Engine to Improve Fuel Economy
Daisuke Takaki, Hirofumi Tsuchida, Tetsuya Kobara, Mitsuhiro Akagi, Takeshi Tsuyuki, Morihiro Nagamine, Nissan
9:40 a.m. 2014-01-1192
Economy with Superior Thermal Efficient Combustion (ESTEC)
Tetsu Yamada, Shouji Adachi, Koichi Nakata, Takashi Kurauchi, Isao Takagi, Toyota Motor Corp.
10:00 a.m. 2014-01-1204
Engine Parameter Optimization for Improved Engine and Drive Cycle Efficiency for Boosted, GDI Engines with Different Boosting System Architecture
Manfred Amann, Southwest Research Institute; Daniel Ouwenga, Eaton Vehicle Group
10:20 a.m.
Networking Break
10:40 a.m. 2014-01-1195
The Effects of Turbulent Jet Characteristics on Engine Performance Using a Pre-Chamber Combustor
Michael Bunce, Hugh Blaxill, MAHLE Powertrain LLC; Waruna Kulatilaka, Naibo Jiang, Spectral Energies LLC
11:00 a.m. 2014-01-1201
Potential of a Variable Compression Ratio Gasoline SI Engine with Very High Expansion Ratio and Variable Valve Actuation
Paul Ferrey, Yves Miehe, Cyrille Constensou, Vincent Collee, MCE-5 Development
11:20 a.m. 2014-01-1198
Further Improvement in Brake Thermal Efficiency of a Single-Cylinder Diesel Engine by Means of Independent Control of Effective Compression and Expansion Ratios
Noboru Uchida, Akira Fukunaga, Hideaki Osada, Kazuaki Shimada, New A.C.E Inst. Co., Ltd.
11:40 a.m. 2014-01-1202
Study of the Combustion and Emission Characteristics of a Quasi ICRC Engine Under Different Engine Loads
Xiao Yu, Zhijun Wu, Cheng Wang, Jun Deng, Zongjie Hu, Liguang Li, Tongji Univ.
Exhaust Gas Recirculation, Late Intake Valve Closure and High Compression Ratio for Fuel Economy Improvement in a MPI Gasoline Engine (Written Only -- No Oral Presentation)
Yunlong Li, Yiqiang Pei, State Key Laboratory of Engines, TJU; Jing Qin, Internal Combustion Engine Res. Ins. TJU; Shaozhe Zhang, State Key Laboratory of Engines, TJU; Yu Shang, Le Yang, Xuesong Wu, Changan Automotive Engineering Res. Ins

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, COLL-TP-00389 and SUB-TP-00008, and also individually. To purchase visit

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