Autors: Punov, P. B., Niculae, M., Clenci, A., Mihalkov, S., Iorga-Siman, V., Danlos, A.
Title: Assessment of the Miller cycle operation in a spark ignition engine via 1D numerical simulation
Keywords: Miller cycle, 1D simulation, Blow-by, Motoring

Abstract: The article presents the results of a 1D numerical simulation of a spark ignition engine developed to operate in Miller cycle. Miller cycle offers better thermal efficiency compared to Otto cycle due to higher volumetric expansion than compression, which in the current context is of paramount importance. In an engine with fixed geometric compression ratio, Miller cycle operation could be realized by means of either early intake valve closing (EIVC) or late intake valve closing (LIVC). Both cases lead however to a lower volumetric efficiency, thus reducing the indicating mean effective pressure, which in its turn results to a lower power output. The simulation's aim is not only to assess the impact of implementing the Miller cycle but also to obtain the necessary results for imposing the boundary conditions in a 3D CFD simulation whose purpose is to analyse the influence of the Miller cycle on the internal aerodynamics of the engine.


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IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, vol. 960, issue 1, pp. 012014, 2022, Romania, IOP Publishing Ltd, ISSN 17551307

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