International Scientific Journal

Thermal Science Archive [volume 17, year 2013, Issue 1]

Issue dedicated to the research in the field of procedures and consequences of thermal processes of internal combustion engines.

Words from the Editors

From the Editor-in-Chief, issue 2013/1

Original Scientific Papers

Original Scientific Papers
Premixed ignition characteristics of blends of gasoline and diesel-like fuels on a rapid compression machine
Computational fluid dynamics simulation of the combustion process, emission formation and the flow field in an in-direct injection diesel engine
Experimental investigation of the fluid dynamic efficiency of a high performance multi-valve internal combustion engine during the intake phase: Influence of valve-valve interference phenomena
Experimental study on exhaust gas after treatment using limestone
Improvement of emissions and performance by using of air jet, exhaust gas re-circulation and insulation methods in a direct injection diesel engine
Investigations of effects of pilot injection with change in level of compression ratio in a common rail diesel engine
Study on effect of fuel injection strategy on combustion noise and exhaust emission of diesel engine
Energy and exergy analyses of homogeneous charge compressin ignition (HCCI) engine
Efficiency characteristics of a new quasi-constant volume combustion spark ignition engine
A neuro-fuzzy based combustion sensor for the control of optimal engine combustion efficiency
Artificial neural network approach to predicting engine-out emissions and performance parameters of a turbo charged diesel engine
Towards artificial intelligence based diesel engine performance control under varying operating conditions using support vector regression
Investigation on performance and emissions of a biodiesel engine through optimization techniques
Computational fluid dynamics simulation of a single cylinder research engine working with biodiesel
A simulated study on the performance of diesel engine with ethanol-diesel blend fuel
Comparative study of macroscopic spray parameters and fuel atomization behaviour of SVO (Jatropha), its biodiesel and blends
Performance and emissions of an engine fuelled with a biodiesel fuel produced from animal fats
Numerical study on the combustion process of a biogas spark-ignition engine
Performance and emission characteristics of double biodiesel blends with diesel
Effects of fossil diesel and biodiesel blends on the performances and emissions of agricultural tractor engines
Spray and combustion visualization of bio-diesel in a direct injection diesel engine
Exhaust emissions of methanol and ethanol-unleaded gasoline blends in a spark-ignition engine

Open Forum

Open discussion paper.
A phenomenological model of two-phase (air/fuel) droplet developing and breakup

Ph. D. thesis

Announcements about new and interesting Ph. D. thesis

List of reviewers

List of reviewers involved in the choice of papers for this issue.
  • Adrian Irimescu, Politehnica University of Timisoara, Romania
  • Ales Hribernek, Technical Faculty Batman, Turkey
  • Altun Sehmus, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey
  • Amba Prasad Rao, Warangal National Institute of Technology, India
  • Angelo Onorati, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • Antonio Ficarela, Universita del Salento, Italy
  • Antonio Garcia, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
  • Apura Kumar Roy, Birla Institute of Technology, Mersa, India
  • Atilla Bilgin, Karadeniz Technical University, Trabzon, Turkey
  • Avinash K. Agarwal, Indian Institute of Technology Kampur, India
  • Ayhan Demirbas, Karadeniz Techn. University, Trabzon, Turkey
  • Bjarne Andresen, University of Copenhagen, Danmark
  • Boran Pikula, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia And Herzegovina
  • C.S. Cheung, Hong Kong Polytechnic University,China
  • Darko Kozarac, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Dinu Taraza, Wayne State University, Detroit, Mi., US
  • Djurdjica Stojanović, University of Novi Sad, Serbia
  • Dorin Lelea, University Politehnica Timisoara, Romania
  • Dragan Knežević, University of Belgrade,Serbia
  • Emil Marinov, University of Rousse, Bulgaria
  • Enso Ikonen, University of Oulu, Finland
  • Federico Perini, University di Modena e Reggio Emilia, Italy
  • Michel Feidt, University of Nancy, France
  • Gheorghe Popescu, University of Bucharest, Romania
  • Gianluca D'Errico, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
  • Gyula Grof, Budapest University of Technology, Hungary
  • Hua Zhao, Brunel University, London, UK
  • Imdat Taymaz, University of Sakarya, Turkey
  • Ingemar Andersson, Chamlers University of Technology, Sweden
  • Ivan Filipović, University of Sarajevo, Bosnia And Herzegovina
  • Ivan Mahalec, University of Zagreb, Croatia
  • Jerzy Merkisz, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
  • Ji Changwei, Beijing University of Technology, China
  • Joachim Demuynck, Ghent University, Belgium
  • Jose Galindo, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
  • Krzysztof Wisłocki, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
  • K.J.M. AL-Khishali, University of Technology Baghdad, Iraq
  • Lambros Kaiktsis, National Technical University of Athens, Greece
  • Levent Yuksek, Technical University of Yildiz Turkey
  • Lingen Chen, Wuhan Naval University of Engineer., China
  • Liu Shenghua, Xi`an Jiaotong University, China
  • Marko Tirović, Cranfield University, UK
  • Milan Petrović, University of Belgrade, Serbia
  • Miloslaw Kozak, Poznan University of Technology, Poland
  • Miroljub Tomic, University of Belgrade, Serbia
  • Miroslaw Weclas, Georg Simon Ohm University, Nürnberg, Germany
  • Muammer Ozkan, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
  • Murat Ciniviz, Selcuk University, Konya, Turkey
  • Narajan Alagumurthy, Pondicherry Engineering College, India
  • Nebojsa Milovanović, Mahle Powertrain Ltd., Northampton, UK
  • Nenad Janicijević, University of Belgrade, Serbia
  • Nenad Miljić, University of Belgrade, Serbia
  • Neven Duić, University of Zagreb,Croatia
  • Pablo Olmeda, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
  • Paolo Carlucci, Universita del Salento, Italy
  • Bjarne Andresen, University of Copenhagen, Danmark
  • Radivoje Pesić, University of Kragujevac, Serbia
  • Radoje Vujanović, University of Montenegro, Montenegro
  • Raul Payri, Universidad Politecnica de Valencia, Spain
  • Ruzzenenti Franco, University of Siena, Italy
  • S. Jayaraj, National Institute of Techn. Calicut, India
  • S. K. Tyagi, National Institute New Delhi, India
  • Samad Jafarmadar, University of Urmia, Iran
  • Sebastian Verhelst, Ghent University, Belgium
  • Sergej Sazhin, University of Brighton, UK,
  • Sergio Bova, University of Calabria, Cosenza, Italy
  • Simona Merola, CNR Instituto Motori, Napoli, Italy
  • Sreedhara Sheshardri, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India
  • Stoian Petrescu, University Politehnica of Bucharest, Romania
  • Tarkan Sandalci, Yildiz Technical University, Turkey
  • Umit Koylu, University of Missouri, Columbia, US
  • Valentino Gerardo, CNR Instituto Motori, Napoli, Italy
  • Vladimir Pajković, University of Montenegro, Montenegro
  • Vladimir Papić, University of Belgrade, Serbia
  • Vladimir Popović, University of Belgrade, Serbia
  • Wojciech Tutak, Czestochowa University, poland
  • Wu Xiaoming, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China
  • Xinqian Zheng, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China
  • Yousef S.H. Najjar, Jordan University of Science, Jordan
  • Yumrutas Recep, University of Gaziantep, Turkey
  • Z.H. Huang, Xi’an Jiaotong University, China
  • Zafer Dulger, Kocaeli University, Turkey
  • Zhang Yanqin, Beijing University of Technology, China
  • Zhijun Peng, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK
  • Zhi-xia He, Jiangsu University, China
  • Zoran Jovanović, Insitute Vinca, Belgrade, Serbia
  • Zoran Miljković, University of Belgrade, Serbia