Cycle-resolved computations of compressible vortical flows in automotive engines

Ken Naitoh, K. Kuwahara, E. Krause

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Abstract

Compressible flows in a model engine with a square piston were analyzed during continuous engine cycles by using an accurate numerical simulation method and an orthogonal homogeneous grid without grid motions. The cycle-by-cycle differences, i.e., cyclic variations, in flow fields are examined in order to find more effective ways of stabihzing combustion. It is stressed that there are "stable domains", where the cyclic variations are relatively weak near the end of compression.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationComputational Fluid and Solid Mechanics 2003
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Pages1047-1050
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)9780080529479, 9780080440460
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2003 Jun 2
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Compressible turbulence
  • Cyclic variations
  • Engine
  • Multi-level formulation
  • Quasi-gridless approach
  • Stable domain

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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