diesel cycle


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diesel cycle

n
(Automotive Engineering) a four-stroke cycle in which combustion takes place at constant pressure and heat is rejected at constant volume. Compare Otto cycle
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To achieve higher efficiencies, new thermodynamic cycle concepts beyond the Diesel cycle are needed and have been highlighted by several roadmaps, such as those published by the UK Autocouncil [2].
The use of biogas in diesel cycle engines is achieved by using two technologies: the conversion from diesel to Otto cycle and bi-fuel conversion (diesel and biogas).
Currently, the Diesel cycle engine manufacturers for the agricultural sector frequently use supercharging by turbocharger to obtain higher power.
The heat energy source is generated external to the Stirling engine rather than by internal combustion as with the Otto cycle or Diesel cycle engines.
The cooling carts shall be driven by a diesel cycle combustion engine.
From a thermodynamics point of view, the Pure Burn engine cycle is a textbook 'constant volume engine cycle', which is more efficient than the constant pressure diesel cycle.
Excluded from this rule are those motor vehicles: a) Powered by compression ignition or diesel cycle engines.
This joint venture development uses liquid natural gas as its fuel but unlike other LNG heavy-duty applications, the Cummins Westport is a diesel cycle where a mixture of 5 percent diesel fuel and 95 percent gas is injected into the cylinder.
In the industry, engine manufacturers from different sectors have already mastered the use of biodiesel in diesel cycle engines, allowing its complete or partial use as fuel.
HPDI technology uses natural gas as the primary fuel in a diesel cycle engine.