Dp 230 en
Validation of the linear combustion engine model
Author: Plšek Stanislav
This thesis describes validation of the linear combustion engine model and algorithm design of air/fuel ratio control for this type of engine. Linear combustion engine transforms chemical energy of hydrocarbon fuel to electric energy. Main parts of the engine are linear motor-generator and two opposite cylinders. All these parts are situated in one line. There is no rotating but only linear motion. A big benefit of this engines’s concept is its mechanic simplicity which leads to high lifetime. The possible application of the linear combustion engine is in hybrid vehicles as a power unit. Model is firstly validated with a prototype of the linear combustion engine and then is used for developing and testing of algorithms for air fuel ratio control.