, Volume 6, Issue 1, pp 52–55 | Cite as

Hydrogen direct injection — A combustion concept for the future

  • Andreas Wimmer
  • Frank Gerbig
Research and Development


Hydrogen is often cited as the energy carrier of our future. With regard to hydrogen powered internal combustion (IC) engines especially the direct injection (DI) combustion concept offers a lot of opportunities for further improvements.


Compression Ratio Internal Combustion Engine Internal Combustion Engine Combustion Duration Ignition Limit 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas Wimmer
    • 1
  • Frank Gerbig
    • 2
  1. 1.Graz University of TechnologyGermany
  2. 2.BMW AGGermany

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