An Introduction to Thermodynamic Cycle Simulations for by Jerald A. Caton

By Jerald A. Caton

This publication offers an creation to simple thermodynamic engine cycle simulations, and offers a considerable set of effects. Key positive factors comprises complete and precise documentation of the mathematical foundations and suggestions required for thermodynamic engine cycle simulations. The publication contains a thorough presentation of effects according to the second one legislations of thermodynamics in addition to effects for complicated, excessive potency engines. Case reports that illustrate using engine cycle simulations also are provided.






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Ferguson, C. R. and Kirkpatrick, A. T. (2001). Internal Combustion Engines: Applied Thermal Sciences, second edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 5. Pulkrabek, W. W. (2004). Engineering Fundamentals of the Internal Combustion Engine, second edition, Pearson Prentice Hall, New Jersey. 1 Introduction This chapter will provide a brief overview of the various types and evolution of engine cycle simulations. Engine cycle simulations have been developed and used to study a variety of features and issues relative to internal‐combustion engines for over half a century.

5]) base the mechanical efficiency on the net indicated work—as defined in eq. 24. For this case, the mechanical efficiency provides a measure of only the mechanical friction. Values for mechanical efficiency may range between zero (idle) and about 95% (WOT). 18 An Introduction to Thermodynamic Cycle Simulations for Internal Combustion Engines Finally, one other performance parameter will be introduced. The volumetric efficiency is defined as the ratio of the mass of the actual air inducted and the mass of air that would occupy the displaced volume at some standard air density (ρair).

13. Mattavi, J. N. and Amann, C. A. ) (1980). Combustion Modeling in Reciprocating Engines, Plenum Press, New York. 14. Ramos, J. I. (1989). Internal Combustion Engine Modelling, Hemisphere Press, Inc. 15. Primus, R. J. (2014). Reflections on the evolution of engine performance prediction, in proceedings of the 2014 ASME‐ICED Fall Technical Conference, Columbus, IN, October. 16. Rakopoulos, C. D. and Giakoumis, E. G. (2006). Review of thermodynamic diesel engine simulations under transient operating conditions, Society of Automotive Engineers, paper no.

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