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Development of an Open Path Laser Ignition System for a Large Bore Natural Gas Engine: Part 2 — Single Cylinder Demonstration

[+] Author Affiliations
David L. Ahrens, Daniel B. Olsen, Azer P. Yalin

Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Paper No. ICEF2005-1317, pp. 505-513; 9 pages
doi:10.1115/ICEF2005-1317
From:
  • ASME 2005 Internal Combustion Engine Division Fall Technical Conference
  • ASME 2005 Internal Combustion Engine Division Fall Technical Conference (ICEF2005)
  • Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, September 11–14, 2005
  • Conference Sponsors: Internal Combustion Engine Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4736-5 | eISBN: 0-7918-3768-8
  • Copyright © 2005 by ASME

abstract

Using a laser, as opposed to a conventional (electrical) spark plug, to create a combustion initiating spark is potentially advantageous for several reasons: flexibility in choosing and optimizing the spark location, in particular to move the spark away from solid heat sinks; production of a more robust spark containing more energy; and obviation of electrode erosion problems. In this paper we present the on-engine test results of the laser ignition system on a large bore natural gas engine. Test results include: mass fraction burn duration, hydrocarbon emissions data, and combustion stability comparisons to the conventional spark plug ignition system. Design and spark location considerations for the laser ignition system were presented in the first paper of this two-paper series.

Copyright © 2005 by ASME

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