Unsteady velocity measurements made near the spark-plug location of an IC engine using a single-component fiber-optic LDV probe are reported. Measurements were made within a motored Briggs and Stratton single-cylinder air-cooled engine at ∼780 RPM. Data obtained was analyzed using Ensemble averaging, High-pass filtering, Wavelet Decomposition (WD), Proper-Orthogonal Decomposition (POD), and Wavelet-decomposition together with Principal Component Analysis (WD/PCA) techniques to determine the unsteady mean velocity and unsteady turbulence variations in such an engine. The results of the analysis are compared to each other. WD/PCA technique recommended for future engine unsteady flow studies was used to determine the cycle-to-cycle variations. Results indicate to large cycle-to-cycle variations in such an engine.
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In-Cylinder Velocity Measurements and Analysis in a Briggs and Stratton Engine
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O¨lc¸men, S, & Ashford, M. "In-Cylinder Velocity Measurements and Analysis in a Briggs and Stratton Engine." Proceedings of the ASME 2010 Internal Combustion Engine Division Fall Technical Conference. ASME 2010 Internal Combustion Engine Division Fall Technical Conference. San Antonio, Texas, USA. September 12–15, 2010. pp. 457-468. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/ICEF2010-35155
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