A new and efficient mechanism for spark ignition engines

Abstract : In this paper a new symmetrical crank and slider mechanism is proposed and a zero dimensional model is utilized to study its combustion performance enhancement in a four-stroke spark ignition (SI) engine. The main features of this new mechanism are superior thermodynamic efficiency, lower internal frictions, and lower pollutants. Comparison is made between its performance and that of the conventional four-stroke SI engines. Presented mechanism is designed to provide better fuel consumption of internal combustion engines. These advantages over standard engine are achieved through synthesis of new mechanism. Numerical calculation have been performed for several cases of different mechanism parameters, compression ratio and engine speed. A comprehensive comparison between their thermodynamic processes as well as vibration and internal forces has been done. Calculated efficiency and power diagrams are plotted and compared with performance of a conventional SI engine. Advantages and disadvantages of the proposed mechanism are discussed in details.
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M.S. Shadloo, R. Poultangari, M.Y. Abdollahzadeh Jamalabadi, M.M. Rashidi. A new and efficient mechanism for spark ignition engines. Energy Conversion and Management, Elsevier, 2015, 96, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.enconman.2015.03.017. ⟨10.1016/j.enconman.2015.03.017⟩. ⟨hal-01161691⟩

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