compression ignition


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compression ignition

[kəm′presh·ən ig′nish·ən]
(mechanical engineering)
Ignition produced by compression of the air in a cylinder of an internal combustion engine before fuel is admitted.
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gradually more similar to linear alkanes and therefore more suitable for diesel engines or new combustion technologies such as gasoline compression ignition (GCI) engines.
SKYACTIV-X is the world's first commercial gasoline engine to use compression ignition, in which the fuel-air mixture ignites spontaneously when compressed by the piston
Advantages of Fuels with High Resistance to Auto-ignition in Late-injection, Low-temperature, Compression Ignition Combustion," SAE Technical Paper 2006-01-3385.
Homogeneous charge compression ignition (HCCI) combustion: Mixture preparation and control strategies in diesel engines ", Renewable And Sustainable Energy Reviews, 38: 732-746.
For simulating processes occuring inside the compression ignition engine the models were used, which are supplied by ANSYS Fluent software.
For lack of a better alternative, we call it MSCI, for multizone stratified compression ignition.
A study was therefore, undertaken with the objective of finding out the maximum possible replacement of diesel by ethanol and to compare the performance with the constant speed compression ignition engine.
Emission characteristics of high speed, dual fuel, compression ignition engine operating in a wide range of natural gas/diesel fuel proportions.
Delphi claimed e-Phaser would contribute to the continued development of homogeneous charge compression ignition (HCCI) technology, further reducing fuel consumption and NOx emissions.
The compression ignition engines are widely used in the transport sector, a standby power unit in industries and in agricultural fields due to their long life, reliability and economy.
It has been verified to Level 3 Plus for stationary compression ignition engines used in prime and emergency standby generators and pumps.
Biodiesel: An Alternative Fuel for Compression Ignition Engines is the title of this year's ASABE Distinguished Lecture Series presented at the Agricultural Equipment Technology Conference in Louisville, Ky.