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An experimental study on the swirl flow characteristics of a helical intake port
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 Title & Authors
An experimental study on the swirl flow characteristics of a helical intake port
Lee, Ji-Geun; Yu, Gyeong-Won; No, Byeong-Jun; Gang, Sin-Jae;
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 Abstract
This experimental study was mainly investigated on the swirl flow characteristics in the cylinder generated by a helical intake port. LDA system was used for the measurement of in-cylinder velocity fields. Tangential and axial velocity profiles, with varying valve lifts, valve eccentricity ratios and axial distance, were measured. When the intake valve was set in the cylinder center, we could find that in-cylinder swirl flow fields were composed of a forced vortex motion and a free vortex motion in the vicinity of the cylinder center and the cylinder wall respectively. In case of valve eccentricity ratio, N = 0.45, the vortex flow which rotates to the opposite direction of a main rotating flow in the cylinder was found. And the reverse flow toward the cylinder head surface was also found in axial velocity profile and it showed the tendency of the linear decrease in the region of 0.leq.Y/B.leq.1.2.2.
 Keywords
Swirl Flow;Reverse Flow;Angular Momentum;Helical Intake Port;Valve Eccentricity Ratio;LDA(Laser Doppler Anemometry);
 Language
Korean
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