compression-ignition engine


Also found in: Dictionary, Wikipedia.

compression-ignition engine

[kəm¦presh·ən ig¦nish·ən ′en·jən]
(mechanical engineering)
References in periodicals archive ?
4 quads of consumption, 86% is provided by the spark-ignition engine (62%) and compression-ignition engine (24%).
Thermochemical Characteristics of Dimethyl Ether--An Alternative Fuel for Compression-Ignition Engines," SAE Technical Paper 2001-01-0154, 2001, doi: 10.
It's taken the company a long time to buy into the philosophy of compression-ignition engines, but it now seems to have grasped that if it's to do well in Europe, it needs a diesel engine and a good one.
In Austria's case it concerned Commission Directive 2008/74/EC amending Directive 2005/55/EC of the European Parliament and Council on the approximation of member states' legislation on measures to limit the emission of gaseous and particulate pollutants from compression-ignition engines for use in vehicles and gaseous pollutants from positive-ignition engines fuelled with natural gas or liquefied petroleum gas for use in vehicles.
The use of ethanol as a fuel for compression-ignition engines.
1980, "Experiments with alcohol/diesel fuel blends in compression-ignition engines," VI International Symposium on Alcohol Fuels Technology, Guaruja, Brazil.
In March, the EPA finalized more stringent emissions standards for locomotives and marine compression-ignition engines.
The standard for spark-ignition reciprocating engines is in ASTM F2339-6; for compression-ignition engines, the standard is ASTM F2538.
The new regulation will reduce by 66% particulate matter emissions from vehicles with compression-ignition engines.
5L engines are compression-ignition engines that use diesel fuel as their primary fuel and not gasoline.
Environmental Protection Agency's Tier 2 emission standards for non-road compression-ignition engines, it said.
At Daimler-Benz in Germany, in-depth investigations were carried out on suitable additives to improve the combustion of ethanol in compression-ignition engines.