Investigation of direct-injection via micro-porous injector

J.J.E. Reijnders, M.D. Boot, C.C.M. Luijten, L.P.H. Goey, de

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Abstract

The possibility to reduce soot emissions by means of injecting diesel fuel through a porous injector is investigated. From literature it is known that better oxygen entrainment into the fuel spray leads to lower soot emissions. By selection of porous material properties and geometry, the spray is tunable such that a maximum of air, present in the cylinder, is utilized. A numerical model has been created to predict the flow through the porous nozzle. Experiments are reported on the spray shape, flow rate and the durability of the porous injector under atmospheric circumstances.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 4th European Combustion Meeting (ECM 2009), 14-17 april 2009, Vienna, Austria
Pages1-6
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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