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2014 CRC Advanced Fuel and Engine Efficiency Workshop

PROCEEDINGS

2014 CRC Advanced Fuel and Engine Efficiency Workshop

Tuesday – Wednesday, Feb. 25 and 26, 2014

Hyatt Regency Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland

Summary Report

Agenda

List of Attendees

Read Me

Abstract Book

 

Day 1 INTRODUCTION

Day 1 Introduction by Chairs..................................................................Krystal Wrigley, ExxonMobil and Marie Valentine, Toyota

2012-2025 Light-Duty Vehicle Standards and the Mid-Term Evaluation......Edward Nam, US Environmental Protection Agency

Opportunities for Improving Engine Efficiency and Fuels.........................John Heywood, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Technology Roadmap for Light-Duty Vehicle CAFÉ/GHG Emissions........John Kasab, Ricardo Inc.

 

SESSION ONE: Spark Ignition - Octane

Introduction by Session Leader ............................................................. Jim Simnick, BP

CRC Study on Octane Number and Engine Efficiency Literature Review...Jim Simnick, BP, CRC Octane Group

Two-Stage Variable Compression System to Increase Efficiency in Gasoline Powertrains

........................................................................................................... Henning Kleeberg, FEV

Impact of Fuel Knock Resistance on Engine Efficiency........................... Ken Hardman, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (not available)

Recent Developments in the Use of Cooled EGR in High Efficiency Gasoline Engines

........................................................................................................... Terry Alger, Southwest Research Institute

 

SESSION TWO: Spark Ignition - Systems

Introduction by Session Leader ............................................................. Scott Jorgensen, General Motors

Effect of HVs and Future Fuels on CO2 Reduction....................................Koichi Nakata, Toyota Motor Corporation

Fuel Injection Technology Trends........................................................... Edwin Rivera, Delphi Automotive

New Approaches to Knock Simulation, Analysis, and Control...................James Peyton-Jones, Villanova University

Meeting Future Global Particulate Emission Standards............................ Cary Henry, Southwest Research Institute

 

SESSION THREE: Compression Ignition

Introduction by Session Leader ............................................................Chuck Mueller, Sandia National Laboratory

Introduction to Near Term Technologies for LD Diesel Efficiency..............Harsha Nanjundaswamy, FEV Inc.

Diesel Efficiency and Associated Fuel Effects........................................Stuart Johnson, Volkswagen of America

Light-Duty Diesel Fuel Injection Systems............................................... Tom Livingston, Bosch LLC

 

Day 2 INTRODUCTION

Day 2 Introduction by Workshop Chairs ................................................. Krystal Wrigley, ExxonMobil and Marie Valentine, Toyota

Keynote address: DOE Program Review................................................Steve Przesmitzki, US Department of Energy

Relentless Progress: Emissions Regulations and the Road Ahead..........Scott Sluder, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

New Technologies to Meet 2025 CAFÉ Standards and their Impact on Fuels

........................................................................................................... Gopal Duleep, HD Systems

Emerging and Future Biofuels - Implications for Engine Efficiency............Bob McCormick, National Renewable Energy Laboratory

 

SESSION FOUR: Alternative Fuels

Introduction by Session Leader .............................................................Craig Fairbridge, CanmetENERGY

Biofuels for Efficient Engines ................................................................ John Kasab, Ricardo Inc.

SIDI with Gasoline/Ethanol Blends ........................................................ Magnus Sjoberg, Sandia National Laboratory

Sjoberg Supplemental File 1, File 2, File 3

Impact of FAME Content on the Regeneration Frequency of Diesel Particulate Filters

........................................................................................................... Heather Hamje, CONCAWE

The Development of a Prechamber Ignition System for Lean Combustion of Liquid and Gaseous Fuels

........................................................................................................... Hugh Blaxill, Mahle Powertrain LLC

Blaxill Supplemental File 1, File 2, File 3, File 4

Natural Gas for Light-Duty Vehicles....................................................... Jeff Jetter, Honda R&D Americas

 

SESSION FIVE: Advanced Combustion

Introduction by Session Leaders ...........................................................Bill Cannella, Chevron and Robert Wagner, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

State of the art of advanced combustion ................................................Dave Foster, University of Wisconsin

Achieving High-Loads with HCCI and Partially Stratified Low-Temperature Gasoline Combustion (LTGC)

...........................................................................................................John Dec, Sandia National Laboratory

Designing Efficient Engines: Strategies Based on Thermodynamics.......Jerry Caton, Texas A&M University

Multi-Cylinder RCCI: Fuel Effects.......................................................... Scott Curran, Oak Ridge National Laboratory

State of the Art of PPC ........................................................................ Martin Tunér, Lund University

FACE Fuels Information .......................................................................Bill Cannella, Chevron