In-Cylinder Imaging of Alternative IC Engine Fuels in Production Engines
Students: Jennifer Stefanik, Elana Chapman, Juhun Song, James Szybist
Prof. Tom Litzinger, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Penn State University
Prof. Dan Haworth, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Penn State University
Prof. Andr‚ Boehman, Deparment of Energy & Geo-Environmental Engineering, Penn State University
National Science Foundation, Combustion and Thermal Plasmas Program, Program Manager – Farley Fisher
NSF Research Equipment Grant program, CTS#0079073, for purchase of an AVL 513D Engine Videoscope
To improve the understanding of how alternative, reformulated and oxygenated fuels affect diesel combustion and emissions.
Several uses of the AVL Videoscope system have been accomplished so far. Videos can be seen in the Video Gallery.
Cummins 24-Valve 5.9L “ISB” Turbodiesel Engine Installed in a 250 Hp Test Cell
and Installation of AVL Engine Videoscope Probes