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Carbon-Based Energy Systems > Advanced Combustion

An Extreme Compression Approach to Low-Irreversibility Piston Engines

Start Date: September 2009

Investigators

Christopher F. Edwards, Associate Professor; Matthew Svrcek, Greg Roberts, and Sankaran Ramakrishnan, Graduate Researchers, Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University

Annual Reports

Publications

  • Svrcek, M. N. “Exploration of Combustion Strategies for High-Efficiency, Extreme-Compression Engines.” Ph.D. dissertation, Dept. of Mech. Eng., Stanford University, California (2011).
  • Miller, S. L., M. N. Svrcek, K.-Y. Teh, and C. F. Edwards. “Requirements for designing chemical engines with reversible reactions,” Energy, 36, 1, 99-110, doi:10.1016/j.energy.2010.11.002 (2011).
  • Miller, S. L., M. N. Svrcek, K.-Y. Teh, and C. F. Edwards. “Assessing feasibility of increasing engine efficiency through extreme compression,” IJER (submitted, 2011).
  • Ramakrishnan, S., K.-Y. Teh, S. L. Miller, and C. F. Edwards, “Optimal architecture for efficient simple-cycle, steady-flow, combustion engines,” Journal of Propulsion and Power, (accepted for publication, 2011).

Updated June 2012