Advanced ignition for automotive engines

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Pineda, Daniel Ivan; (2017)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: automotive engines | plasma-assisted ignition | Mechanical engineering | internal combustion engines | Environmental engineering | ignition | Chemical engineering | non-thermal plasma
    arxiv: Physics::Plasma Physics | Physics::Chemical Physics

Spark plugs have been igniting combustible mixtures like those found in automotive engines for over a century, and the principles of the associated ignition techniques using thermal plasma (inductive or capacitive sparks) have remained relatively unchanged during that t... View more
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