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Carbon-Based Energy Systems > Advanced Combustion

Development of Low-Irreversibility Engines

Start Date: January 2003
Status: Completed

Investigators

Christopher F. Edwards, Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering;  Patrick Caton, Shannon Miller, Kwee-Yan Teh, Graduate Researchers, Stanford University

Annual Reports

Publications

Presentations

  • Svrcek, M.N., Miller, S.L., and Edwards, C. F., Effect of Extreme Compression on Diesel Spray Penetration and Dispersion. Accepted for the International Conference on Liquid Atomization and Spray Systems (2009).
  • Miller, S.L., Svrcek, M.N., LaCroix, O., Wilson, J., Edwards, C.F., Reducing Combustion Irreversibility through Extreme Compression: Analyzing Device Performance. Submitted to ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition (November 2009).
  • Teh, K.-Y., and Edwards, C.F., 2006. “Optimizing Piston Velocity Profile for Maximum Work Output from an IC Engine,” IMECE2006-13622, in the Proceedings of the 2006 ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Chicago, IL 2006.
  • Teh, K.-Y., C.F. Edwards, “An Optimal Control Approach to Minimizing Entropy Generation in an Adiabatic Internal Combustion Engine,” 45th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, San Diego, CA 2006.
  • Teh, K.-Y., C.F. Edwards, “An Optimal Control Approach to Minimizing Entropy Generation in an Adiabatic IC Engine with Fixed Compression Ratio,” ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition, Chicago, IL 2006.Updated December 2008