SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, April 9

CNG/Dual-fuel CNG Engines
(Session Code: PFL271)

Room 411 C  8:00 a.m.

This session covers topics related to use of natural gas in light-duty as well as heavy-duty engine applications with focus on ignition and early flame development, modelling-based geometry optimization as well as dual-fuel technologies.

Organizers - Chris Hagen, Oregon State Univ.; Patric Ouellette, Westport Innovations Inc.; Riccardo Scarcelli, Argonne National Laboratory

Time Paper No. Title
8:00 a.m. 2014-01-1331
Investigation of Ignition Energy with Visualization on a Spark Ignited Engine powered by CNG
Nick Polcyn, DENSO International America Inc.; Ming-Chia Lai, Po-I Lee, Wayne State Univ.
8:20 a.m. 2014-01-1327
Effect of Relative Mixture Strength on Performance of Divided Chamber ‘Avalanche Activated Combustion’ Ignition Technique in a Heavy Duty Natural Gas Engine
Ashish Shah, Per Tunestal, Bengt Johansson, Lund Univ.
8:40 a.m. 2014-01-1330
Study of the Early Flame Development in a Spark-Ignited Lean Burn Four-Stroke Large Bore Gas Engine by Fuel Tracer PLIF
Rikard Wellander, Joakim Rosell, Mattias Richter, Marcus Alden, Oivind Andersson, Bengt Johansson, Lund Univ.; Jeudi Duong, Jari Hyvonen, Wartsila Finland Oy
9:00 a.m. 2014-01-1326
Piston Design Optimization for a Two-Cylinder Lean-Burn Natural Gas Engine - 3D-CFD-Simulation and Test Bed Measurements
Sebastian Wohlgemuth, Sebastian Roesler, Georg Wachtmeister, TU Muenchen
9:20 a.m. 2014-01-1332
An Efficient Direct-Injection of Natural Gas Engine for Heavy Duty Vehicles
G. McTaggart-Cowan, K. Mann, N. Wu, S. Munshi, Westport Innovations Inc.
9:40 a.m. 2014-01-1329
An experimental investigation on combustion and engine performance and emissions of a methane-gasoline dual-fuel optical engine
Silvana Di Iorio, Paolo Sementa, Bianca Maria Vaglieco, Francesco Catapano, Istituto Motori CNR

Planned by Engine Combustion / Powertrain Fuels and Lubricants Activity