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Liquid Hydrogen Fueled Diesel Automobile with Liquid Hydrogen Pump

  • Shoichi Furuhama
  • Takao Fukuma
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 31)

Abstract

A passenger car with 2-L four-stroke turbo-diesel engine was converted into a LH2-fueled vehicle. The hydrogen fuel system consisted of a LH2tank and a high pressure LH2pump. The engine used 8 MPa H2 late direct cylinder injection and hot surface ignition. This system demonstrated the advantages of light weight and high performance as an automobile hydrogen engine. It was superior to a system using a metal hydride tank and premixture type engine.

Keywords

Combustion Chamber Compression Ratio Crank Angle Suction Valve Short Ignition Delay 
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References

  1. 1.
    S. Furuhama, K. Yamane and I. Yamaguchi, Combustion improvement in a hydrogen fueled engine, International J. Hydrogen Energy, 2: 329 (1977).CrossRefGoogle Scholar
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    S. Furuhama, Y. Kobayashi and M. Iida, A LHp engine fuel system on board-cold GHp injection into two-stroke engine with LHp-pump, ASME 81-HT-81, New York (1981).Google Scholar
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    S. Furuhama, T. Fukuma and T. Kashima, Liquid hydrogen fuel supply system to hot surface ignition turbocharged engine, ASME Cryogenic Processes and Equipment-1984, Book No. GO0282, ASME, New York (I98U), p.105.Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Shoichi Furuhama
    • 1
  • Takao Fukuma
    • 1
  1. 1.Musashi Institute of TechnologyTokyoJapan

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