Simulation and Prediction on the Performance of a Hydrogen Engine

Han, Sung Bin

  • Received : 2015.11.05
  • Accepted : 2015.12.15
  • Published : 2015.12.31


A computer simulation has been developed to predict and investigate the performance of the assumed hydrogen engine. The simulation has be come a powerful tool as it saves time and also economical when compared to experimental study. The effects of various parameters, such as equivalent ratio, spark advance, revolutions per minute were calculated and then the optimal parameters of assumed engine were determined. The effects of spark advance, revolutions per minute, cylinder pressure, rate of pressure rise, flame temperature, rate of heat release, and mass fraction burned were simulated. The objective of the research paper is to develop a internal combustion model with hydrogen as a fuel.


Simulation;thermodynamic engine model;spark advance;engine speed;cylinder pressure


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