The effect of transfer port geometry on scavenge flow velocities at high engine speed

Martin Ekenberg*, Bengt Johansson

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Abstract

2-D LDV measurements were performed on two different cylinder designs in a fired two-stroke engine running with wide-open throttle at 9000 rpm. The cylinders examined were one with open transfer channels and one with cup handle transfer channels. Optical access to the cylinder was achieved by removing the silencer and thereby gain optical access through the exhaust port. No addition of seeding was made, since the fuel droplets were not entirely vaporized as they entered the cylinder and thus served as seeding. Results show that the loop-scavenging effect was poor with open transfer channels, but clearly detectable with cup handle channels. The RMS-value, turbulence, was low close to the transfer ports in both cylinders, but increased rapidly in the middle of the cylinder. The seeding density was used to obtain information about the fuel concentration in the cylinder during scavenging.

Original languageEnglish (US)
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 1996
EventInternational Congress and Exposition - Detroit, MI, United States
Duration: Feb 26 1996Feb 29 1996

Other

OtherInternational Congress and Exposition
CountryUnited States
CityDetroit, MI
Period02/26/9602/29/96

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Automotive Engineering
  • Safety, Risk, Reliability and Quality
  • Pollution
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering

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