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Air flow behaviour on different intake manifold angles for small 4-stroke PFI retrofit kit system

Hushim, Mohd Faisal and Alimin, Ahmad Jais and Razali, Mohd Azahari and Mohammed, Akmal Nizam and Sapit, Azwan and Mendez Carvajal, Julio Cesar (2016) Air flow behaviour on different intake manifold angles for small 4-stroke PFI retrofit kit system. ARPN Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 11 (12). pp. 7565-7571. ISSN 18196608

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Air flow behaviour plays an important role in order to provide better air fuel mixture inside the intake manifold for port fuel injection (PFI) system before it is drawn to the combustion chamber. This paper presents a computational fluid dynamics study that investigates the air flow behaviour inside different intake manifold angles. This study is a continuation from the author’s previous studies that have been conducted by experiment and simulation study using a different simulation tool (GT-POWER). Six angles of intake manifold have been investigated using CFX simulation tool which are 30°, 60°, 90°, 120°, 150°, and 180°. From the study, results indicated 180° as the best option for intake manifold angle due to better air flow behaviour inside the intake manifold. This show an agreement to the previous submitted results that was done by using GT-POWER.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Intake manifold angle; PFI system; air flow behaviour; small 4-Stroke engine
Subjects: T Technology > TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery > TJ241-254.4 Machine construction (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering > Department of Energy and Thermofluid Engineering
Depositing User: Mr. Mohammad Shaifulrip Ithnin
Date Deposited: 13 Aug 2018 03:26
Last Modified: 13 Aug 2018 03:26
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/8799
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