Hydrogen engine performance analysis project. Second annual report

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Progress in a 3 year research program to evaluate the performance and emission characteristics of hydrogen-fueled internal combustion engines is reported. Fifteen hydrogen engine configurations will be subjected to performance and emissions characterization tests. During the first two years, baseline data for throttled and unthrottled, carburetted and timed hydrogen induction, Pre IVC hydrogen-fueled engine configurations, with and without exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) and water injection, were obtained. These data, along with descriptions of the test engine and its components, the test apparatus, experimental techniques, experiments performed and the results obtained, are given. Analyses of other hydrogen-engine project data are also ... continued below

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Adt, Jr., R. R.; Swain, M. R. & Pappas, J. M. January 1, 1980.

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Progress in a 3 year research program to evaluate the performance and emission characteristics of hydrogen-fueled internal combustion engines is reported. Fifteen hydrogen engine configurations will be subjected to performance and emissions characterization tests. During the first two years, baseline data for throttled and unthrottled, carburetted and timed hydrogen induction, Pre IVC hydrogen-fueled engine configurations, with and without exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) and water injection, were obtained. These data, along with descriptions of the test engine and its components, the test apparatus, experimental techniques, experiments performed and the results obtained, are given. Analyses of other hydrogen-engine project data are also presented and compared with the results of the present effort. The unthrottled engine vis-a-vis the throttled engine is found, in general, to exhibit higher brake thermal efficiency. The unthrottled engine also yields lower NO/sub x/ emissions, which were found to be a strong function of fuel-air equivalence ratio. (LCL)

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  • Report No.: SAN-1212-T1
  • Grant Number: EC-77-C-03-1212
  • DOI: 10.2172/5485533 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5485533
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1091003

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Adt, Jr., R. R.; Swain, M. R. & Pappas, J. M. Hydrogen engine performance analysis project. Second annual report, report, January 1, 1980; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1091003/: accessed October 16, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.