Browse Publications Technical Papers 2007-01-3535
2007-08-05

An In-Cylinder Pressure Referencing Method Based on a Variable Polytropic Coefficient 2007-01-3535

The successful monitoring of the combustion process depends on the accurate measurement of in-cylinder pressure. Piezoelectric transducers are normally used for in-cylinder pressure measurement. However, rapid changes in the temperature of the transducer housing and the quartz sensing element can change the transducer offset voltage. Therefore, piezoelectric transducers require referencing the output to the absolute pressure (pegging). This study reviews several pegging methods and proposes a modified method based on a variable polytropic coefficient. The feasibility of the proposed method was validated using both the simulated and the experimental pressure data from a common-rail direct injection (CRDI) diesel engine.

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