Development of In-cylinder Mixture and Flame Propagation Distribution Measurement Device with Spark Plug Type Sensor 2011-01-2045
A new method to measure in-cylinder flame propagation and mixture distribution has been developed. The distribution is derived from analyzing the temporal history of flame spectra of CH* and C2*, which are detected by a spark plug type sensor with multi-optical fibers. The validity of this method was confirmed by verifying that the measurement results corresponded with the results of high speed flame visualization and laser induced fluorescence (LIF) measurement. This method was also applied to analysis of cyclic combustion fluctuation on start-up in a direct injection spark ignition (DISI) engine, and its applicability was confirmed.
Citation: Kimura, K., Mori, S., Kawauchi, M., and Shimizu, R., "Development of In-cylinder Mixture and Flame Propagation Distribution Measurement Device with Spark Plug Type Sensor," SAE Technical Paper 2011-01-2045, 2011, https://doi.org/10.4271/2011-01-2045. Download Citation
Koshiro Kimura, Sachio Mori, Masato Kawauchi, Rio Shimizu
Toyota Motor Corp.
SAE International Powertrains, Fuels and Lubricants Meeting