Numerical Modelling of the Operation of a Novel Two Stroke V4 Engine

  • Albert Boretti West Virginia University, USA
Keywords: two stroke engines, direct injection, jet ignition

Abstract

The paper presents simulations of the operation of a novel two-stroke engine for road Super Sport motorcycles. Two-stroke engines were preferred to four-stroke engines in Grand Prix motorcycle racing until the start of the Moto GP era when new rules phased out the two-stroke engines. Reasons for the change were the poor fuel economy and significant pollutant emissions. The paper discusses the opportunity of a came back at least in road Super Sport motorcycles thanks to the recent advantages in direct injection and precise lubrication for two-stroke engines, plus the opportunity to use jet ignition, based on performance simulations.

Author Biography

Albert Boretti, West Virginia University, USA
20 yearsd FIAT Research 10 years academy (Australia, US, GCC)

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Published
2017-02-24
How to Cite
Boretti, A. (2017). Numerical Modelling of the Operation of a Novel Two Stroke V4 Engine. International Journal of Engineering and Technology Innovation, 7(2), 69-77. Retrieved from http://ojs.imeti.org/index.php/IJETI/article/view/385
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