CFD Simulation of a DME Fuelled CI Engine
Gaurav Mittal1, Jasmeet Kalra2
1Gaurav Mittal, Corresponding author, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Graphic Era Deemed to be University, Dehradun, India.
2Jasmeet Kalra, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Graphic Era Hill University, Dehradun, India.
Manuscript received on 15 June 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 25 June 2019 | Manuscript Published on 02 July 2019 | PP: 70-75 | Volume-8 Issue-4S, April 2019 | Retrieval Number: D10090484S19/19©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijeat.D1009.0484S19
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Abstract: A computational study is conducted for a DME fuelled CI engine of 373.3 cm3 displacement and 17.8 compression ratio at moderate load with detailed chemistry. Due to the symmetry of the cylinder, the simulations are conducted on a sector of the cylinder, from the closing of intake valve to the opening of exhaust valve. In the pilot injection strategy employed, 10% of the total fuel is injected during the pilot injection and the balance in the main injection at 50 BTDC. The computational model is first validated using the experimental data. Results show two-stage ignition characteristic for the DME injected in the pilot injection.
Keywords: DME, CFD Simulation, Pilot Injection.
Scope of the Article: Digital Clone or Simulation