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Fuel Film Behavior Analysis Using Simulated Intake Port
ISSN: 1946-3936, e-ISSN: 1946-3944
Published November 03, 2009 by Society of Automotive Engineers of Japan in Japan
Citation: Iida, M., Yoshikawa, K., Tanaka, H., Wang, G. et al., "Fuel Film Behavior Analysis Using Simulated Intake Port," SAE Int. J. Engines 2(2):756-763, 2010.
Transient behavior of the engine is one of the most crucial factors for motorcycle features. Characterization of the fuel film with port fuel injection (PFI) is necessary to enhance this feature with keeping others, such as high output, low emissions and good fuel consumption. In order to resolve the complicated phenomena in real engine condition into simple physical issues, a simulated intake port was used in our research with Laser Induced Fluorescence (LIF) technique to allow accurate measurement of the fuel film thickness, complemented by visualization of the film development and spray behavior using high-speed video imaging. Useful results have been conducted from the parametric studies with various sets of conditions, such as injection quantity, air velocity and port backpressure.