SAE 2014 World Congress & Exhibition

Technical Session Schedule

Wednesday, April 9

H2/HCNG/Syngas Engines
(Session Code: PFL272)

Room 411 C  1:00 p.m.

This session covers use of syngas in comparison to hydrogen and natural gas in spark ignition engines, HCNG usage and impact of variabilities in heavy-duty engines as well as auto-ignition modeling and experiments of methane/hydrogen blends.

Organizers - Brad A. Boyer, Ford Motor Co.; Thomas Wallner, Argonne National Laboratory

Time Paper No. Title
1:00 p.m. 2014-01-1337
Energy Balance of a Spark Ignition Engine Running on Hydrogen, Synthesis Gas and Natural Gas
Pedro Orbaiz, Michael Brear, Univ. of Melbourne
1:20 p.m. 2014-01-1336
Mass Fraction Burn Investigation of Lean Burn Low BTU Gasification Gas in Direct-injection Spark-ignition Engine
Ftwi Yohaness Hagos, Abd Rashid Abd Aziz, Universiti Teknologi Petronas
1:40 p.m. 2014-01-1338
Effects of Compression Ratio and Valve Overlap on Feasibility of HCNG Engines for Heavy-Duty Vehicles
Cheolwoong Park, Changgi Kim, Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials; Gihun Lim, University of Science & Technology; Sungwon Lee, Young Choi, Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials
2:00 p.m. 2014-01-1335
Experimental and Modeling Study on Auto-Ignition of Methane/Hydrogen Blends at Elevated Pressures
Yingjia Zhang, Xi'an Jiaotong Univ.

The papers in this session are available in SAE Technical Paper Collection, SUB-TP-00012, and also individually. To purchase visit

Planned by Engine Combustion / Powertrain Fuels and Lubricants Activity