publication . Article . 2018

Investigation of In-Cylinder Steam Injection in a Turbocharged Diesel Engine for Waste Heat Recovery and NOx Emission Control

Zhongbo Zhang; Lifu Li;
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  • Published: 01 Apr 2018 Journal: Energies (issn: 1996-1073, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
In this study, an in-cylinder steam injection method is introduced and applied to a turbocharged diesel engine for waste heat recovery and NOx emission reduction. In the method, cool water was first heated into superheated steam by exhaust. Then the superheated steam was directly injected into the cylinder during the compression stroke. The potential for fuel savings and NOx emission reduction obtained by this method was investigated. First, a two-zone combustion model for the baseline engine was established and calibrated with the experimental data. Based on the model, the effects of steam injection mass, temperature, and timing on engine performance and NOx em...
Medical Subject Headings: complex mixturesfood and beverageshumanities
free text keywords: in-cylinder steam injection, waste heat recovery, turbocharged diesel engine, performance, NOx emission, Technology, T
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