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Experimental analysis of in-cylinder flow structure using PIV
conference contributionposted on 12.04.2012, 09:19 by Saud Binjuwair, Graham Wigley, Salah Ibrahim, Andrew Wood, Graham Pitcher
The in-cylinder flow of internal combustion (IC) engines formed during the intake stroke is one of the most important factors that affect the quality of air-fuel mixture and combustion. This paper deals with experimental investigation of the in-cylinder flow structures under steady state conditions utilizing Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV). The measurements have been conducted on an engine head of a pent-roof type (Lotus) at two engine speeds of 2500 and 4000 rev/min respectively. A tumble and swirl flows analysis are carried out for six planes and one plane at half bore downstream from the cylinder head respectively.
- Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering
- Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering