Title: A new phenomenological modelling approach for diesel engine side injection systems and comparison with computational fluid dynamics
Authors: E. Pasqualotto, A.C. Benim, I.Birinci
Addresses: Research and Development, Wartsila NSD Switzerland, CH-8401 Winterthur, Switzerland. Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering, Dusseldorf University of Applied Sciences, D-40474 Dusseldorf, Germany
Abstract: For the investigation of side injection systems used in large-bore, two-stroke diesel engines, a new phenomenological modelling approach is presented which applies empirical correlations based on a similar method presented by Hiroyasu et al. for diesel engines with central injection. Results of the new phenomenological modelling are compared with computations of a CFD method making a single-phase assumption for the spray physics. Comparisons of predictions with the measurements of other authors show that fairly useful results can be obtained by the modelling approaches employed.
Keywords: phenomenological approach; computational fluid dynamics (CFD); diesel engine side injection; diesel sprays.
Progress in Computational Fluid Dynamics, An International Journal, 2001 Vol.1 No.1/2/3, pp.149-158
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