AN EVALUATION OF THE STATIFIED CHARGE ENGINE (SCE) CONCEPT

A DESCRIPTIVE ACCOUNT IS PRESENTED OF PRELIMINARY STUDIES AIMED AT ESTABLISHING A RATIONAL BASIS FOR THE EVALUATION OF THE STRATIFIED CHARGE ENGINE AS A LOW-EMISSION POWER PLANT FOR LIGHT DUTY VEHICLE APPLICATIONS. A DESCRIPTION OF THE SALIENT ENGINEERING FEATURES OF THE STRATIFIED CHARGE ENGINE IS INCLUDED TOGETHER WITH STATISTICAL ANALYSES OF THE LIMITED EXHAUST EMISSIONS DATA THAT ARE AVAILABLE ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HAND BUILT EXPERIMENTAL ENGINES. TO PROVIDE ESSENTIAL BUT MISSING DATA, THE RATIONALE FOR AND THE DETAILS OF AN EXPERIMENT DESIGN FOR PRESENTLY AVAILABLE ENGINE/VEHICLE UNITS IS PRESENTED. NEW HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS ARE ALSO IDENTIFIED. (MODIFIED AUTHOR ABSTRACT)

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Contract EPA-68-04-0040
  • Corporate Authors:

    Cornell Aeronautical Laboratory, Incorporated

    4455 Genesee Street
    Buffalo, NY  USA  14221
  • Authors:
    • Bogdan, L
    • McAdams, H T
    • Schuring, D J
  • Publication Date: 1972-1

Media Info

  • Pagination: 212 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00202447
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 24 1974 12:00AM