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Influence of Inflow Boundary Conditions on High-Pressure Fuel Injection: Assessment Based on LES Approach

  • Journal Article
  • 03-13-02-0009
  • ISSN: 1946-3936, e-ISSN: 1946-3944
Published November 19, 2019 by SAE International in United States
Influence of Inflow Boundary Conditions on High-Pressure Fuel Injection: Assessment Based on LES Approach
Citation: Žilić, A., Pachler, K., and Cristofaro, M., "Influence of Inflow Boundary Conditions on High-Pressure Fuel Injection: Assessment Based on LES Approach," SAE Int. J. Engines 13(2):2020.
Language: English


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