News tagged with combustion engines

Simulating turbulent combustion speeds design

Air and fuel mix violently during turbulent combustion. The ferocious mixing needed to ignite fuel and sustain its burning is governed by the same fluid dynamics equations that depict smoke swirling lazily ...

dateSep 22, 2011 in Engineering
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Precise assembly of engines

In the automotive industry, combustion engines are still assembled mostly manually. Researchers from Fraunhofer are developing procedures and methods to automate assembly processes to continuously improve ...

dateJun 08, 2011 in Engineering
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Normal air could halve fuel consumption

Every time a car brakes, energy is generated. At present this energy is not used, but new research shows that it is perfectly possible to save it for later use in the form of compressed air. It can then provide extra power ...

dateFeb 07, 2011 in Engineering
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