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Ignition and combustion characteristics of wall-impinged kerosene (RP-3) fuel spray with varying injection parameters

ABSTRACT
The fuel quantity and injection pressure are two essential factors to optimize the injection strategy. In this paper, we focus on the investigation for the ignition and combustion characteristics of wall-impinged kerosene (RP-3) fuel spray at different injection quantities and pressures. Experiments are conducted in a constant volume combustion vessel to simulate the diesel engine condition, adopting a single-hole nozzle with 0.22 mm. The flame images are captured using a high-speed camera, and then the behaviors of ignition and combustion are processed and analyzed. The main emphasis is placed on the variation laws of the ignition position distance, the ignition delay time, the combustion duration, the flame area, spatially integrated natural luminosity and time integrated natural luminosity.
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PAPER SUBMITTED: 2019-01-18
PAPER REVISED: 2019-04-17
PAPER ACCEPTED: 2019-04-21
PUBLISHED ONLINE: 2019-05-12
DOI REFERENCE: https://doi.org/10.2298/TSCI190118169D
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