A Review of Low Temperature Combustion Mode of Engine

Qingyang Hao


Since the 21st century, people's increasing attention to fuel economy and environmental issues has prompted the engine research community to continuously develop new efficient and clean combustion theories and methods. In terms of combustion technology, many researchers have proposed different new engine combustion methods, such as homogeneous charge compression ignition combustion (HCCI), premixed charge compression combustion (PCCI), and reaction controlled compression ignition (RCCI), which are the three main low-temperature combustion methods. These combustion methods are different from the premixed combustion method of the spark ignition (SI) engine represented by the traditional gasoline engine and the diffusion combustion method of the compression ignition (CI) engine represented by the traditional diesel engine. The flame temperature affects the combustion and emission process of the engine, and realizes the efficient and clean combustion of the engine. This paper first briefly describes the conventional engine combustion method, and then briefly summarizes the comparison between these three low-temperature combustion methods and their respective combustion and emission characteristics as well as advantages and disadvantages, with respect to the conventional combustion method.

Citation: Hao, Q. (2023). A Review of Low Temperature Combustion Mode of Engine. Trends in Renewable Energy, 9(2), 180-191. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.17737/tre.2023.9.2.00160


Internal combustion engine; Combustion method; Homogeneous charge compression ignition combustion (HCCI); Premixed charge compression combustion (PCCI); Reaction controlled compression ignition (RCCI)

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