Diesel fuel spray penetration, heating, evaporation and ignition: modelling vs. experimentation

SAZHIN, SERGEI, Martynov, S.B., Kristyadi, T., CRUA, CYRIL and HEIKAL, MORGAN (2008) Diesel fuel spray penetration, heating, evaporation and ignition: modelling vs. experimentation International Journal of Engineering Systems Modelling and Simulation, 1 (1). pp. 1-19. ISSN 1755-9758

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Abstract

The modified WAVE droplet breakup model, taking into account the transient processes during spray injection, the Effective Thermal Conductivity (ETC) liquid phase model, the gas phase model suggested by Abramzon and Sirignano, and the customised version of the Shell autoignition model have been implemented into the KIVA 2 CFD code. The observed Diesel spray tip penetration and Sauter Mean Radii show much better agreement with the prediction of the modified WAVE model compared with other droplet breakup models. The difference in the autoignition delay times predicted using the Infinite Thermal Conductivity (ITC) and ETC models is important for practical computations.

Item Type: Journal article
Uncontrolled Keywords: diesel fuel spray; droplet breakup; heating; evaporation; autoignition
Subjects: H000 Engineering > H300 Mechanical Engineering > H330 Automotive Engineering
DOI (a stable link to the resource): 10.1504/IJESMS.2008.018845
Faculties: Faculty of Science and Engineering > School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics > Engineering and Product Design Research > Automotive Engineering
Depositing User: Converis
Date Deposited: 02 Oct 2009
Last Modified: 21 May 2014 11:01
URI: http://eprints.brighton.ac.uk/id/eprint/5656

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