1991-02-01

Influence of Operating Conditions on Output, Exhaust Emission and Combustion Variation of Low Compression Ratio Methanol Injection Engines 910866

In this study, accordingly, methanol fuel was supplied in suction pipe with carburetor and with electronically-controlled fuel injector (EFI), which located in front of the suction valve, to clear experimentally the influence of various factors, such as the methanol-gasoline ratio (M/F), the difference in fuel feed system, the number of times of injection [ni], the injection timing (θinj), the engine speed (N), the volumetric efficiency (η v), the suction pipe wall temperature (tw), the water content in fuel (yw) etc., on the engine performance (the output and the thermal efficiency), the exhaust characteristics (NOx, CO, UBF and HCHO concentrations) and combustion variation as well as obtaining a guideline to establish the optimum condition.
The authors will be report about the results of above-mentioned.

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