Time Resolved Spray Characterisation in a Common Rail Direct-Injection Production Type Diesel Engine Using Combined Mie/LIF Laser Diagnostics 2003-01-1040
This study reports on laser-based diagnostics to temporally track the evolution of liquid and gaseous fuel in the cylinder of a direct injection production type Diesel engine. A two-dimensional Mie scattering technique is used to record the liquid phase and planar laser-induced fluorescence of Diesel is used to track both liquid and vaporised fuel. LIF-Signal is visible in liquid and gas phase, Mie scattering occurs only in zones where fuel droplets are present. Distinction between liquid and gaseous phase becomes therefore possible by comparing LIF- and Mie-Signals. Although the information is qualitative in nature, trends of spray evolution are accessible. Within this study a parametric variation of injection pressure, in-cylinder conditions such as gas temperature and pressure as well as piston geometry are discussed. Observations are used to identify the most sensitive parameters and to qualitatively describe the temporal evolution of the spray for real engine conditions.
Citation: Uhl, M., Schießl, R., Maas, U., and Dreizler, A., "Time Resolved Spray Characterisation in a Common Rail Direct-Injection Production Type Diesel Engine Using Combined Mie/LIF Laser Diagnostics," SAE Technical Paper 2003-01-1040, 2003, https://doi.org/10.4271/2003-01-1040. Download Citation
Marc Uhl, Robert Schießl, Ulrich Maas, Andreas Dreizler
Robert Bosch GmbH, Institut für Technische Verbrennung, Universität Stuttgart
SAE 2003 World Congress & Exhibition
New Diesel Engines & Fuel Injection-SP-1739, SAE 2003 Transactions Journal of Engines-V112-3