1900

Hydrogen Addition Influence for the Efficient and Ecological Parameters of Heavy-Duty Natural Gas Si Engine

Abstract

The paper presents the experimental research results of heavy-duty vehicle (public transport bus), fuelled with natural gas and hydrogen fuel mixtures. Spark ignition six cylinder engine tested with different hydrogen additions (from 5% up to 20% according to volume) in the natural gas fuel. The tests were performed on heavy-duty vehicle’s dyno test stand in company “SG dujos Auto” research laboratory. The tests were carried out at three load points and one engine speed. Engine had originally a port fuel injection and exhaust gas recirculation system. Experiments showed that engine fuelled with hydrogen addition was able to achieve lower fuel consumption and brake specific fuel consumption. It was also possible to achieve small increase of engine efficiency. The exhaust gas measurements showed that hydrogen addition in natural gas reduced the CO, CO2 and HC emissions because of the H/C atom ratio change in fuel mixture and improved combustion process. The NOx emission level was decreasing, although bigger amounts of hydrogen were used in natural gas fuel.

Related subjects: Applications & Pathways
Countries: Lithuania
Loading

Article metrics loading...

/content/journal2664
2017-05-11
2022-08-10
http://instance.metastore.ingenta.com/content/journal2664
Loading
This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error