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Fuel drop size measurement in a carburetted induction system with 2 throttling methods

Abass, HA and Raman, N and Narasimhan, MV (1994) Fuel drop size measurement in a carburetted induction system with 2 throttling methods. In: International journal of turbo and jet engines, 11 (4). 315 -325 .

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Abstract

A new throttling system far SI engines is examined. The SMD of the fuel droplets in the induction system is measured to evaluate the performance of the new device with respect to the conventional throttle plate arrangement. The measurements are conducted at steady now conditions. A forward angular scattering technique with a He-Ne laser beam is used for droplet size measurement. The experiments are carried out with different mixture strength, stream velocity and throttle positions. It is observed that A/F ratio has no effect on SMD. However, stream velocity and throttle position have a significant influence on SMD. The new throttling method is found to be more effective in reducing the SMD, particularly at low throttle opening and high stream velocity compared to the conventional throttle plate.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Freund publishing house.
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Mechanical Engineering
Date Deposited: 27 May 2011 06:30
Last Modified: 27 May 2011 06:30
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/36494

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