Results within the dieper project

The results within the dieper project can be found below.
The most recent summaries of the results can be found here:
Workshop Nano Particles – 9th October 2018
EUCAR Programme Board meeting, 14th June 2018
SYNERGY workshop on “High Efficiency Hybrid Powertrains” – Project EAGLE, 12th November 2018

Result categories

  1. Extreme thermodynamic efficiency with controlled PM
  2. Exhaust after treatment component development
  3. Compact combustion concept for lowest PN and High Efficiency
  4. Highly efficient and clean LCV
  5. Robustness over lifetime
  6. Independent (RDE) Testing (CO2, NOx etc) & Application of > 10 nm Particle Measurement Technique &
    Impact Assessment
  7. Open-access publications

1. Extreme thermodynamic efficiency with controlled PM

  1. Thermodynamic approach definition for PC and LCV(CO)
  2. Combustion system design(CO)
  3. Experimental assessment of the VCR combustion systems(CO)
  4. Evaluation of the VCR approach(CO)
  5. Soot modelling and prediction(CO)
  6. Report on model prototypes(CO)
  7. Report on model validation(CO)

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2. Exhaust after treatment component developmentSub 23nm particle source analysis(CO)

  1. Reference Vehicle Characterisation(CO)
  2. Quantification method for vehicle sub 23nm emissions
  3. Develop improved diesel particulate filters(CO)
  4. Report on integration of filter technologies into demonstrator vehicles(CO)

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3. Compact combustion concept for lowest PN and High Efficiency

  1. Multi cylinder test engine and test equipment(CO)
  2. Fuel injection system, definition of hardware and demonstration of characteristics(CO)
  3. Combustion system assessment by CFD simulation(CO)
  4. Exhaust aftertreatment system layout and characteristics (simulation results)(CO)
  5. Report on new combustion concept and EATS development (test bed work)(CO)
  6. Description of demonstrator vehicle and report on vehicle characteristics and test results(CO)
  7. Modelling of engine emissions in transient operation(CO)
  8. Projection of vehicle emissions to high altitude and low temperature operation conditions(CO)

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4. Highly efficient and clean LCV

  1. Engine technology walk prediction that achieves at least 5% CO2 improvement and EU6 RDE emissions(CO)
  2. System specifications and change component designs for test hardware(CO)
  3. Database of size, number and chemical composition (likely origin) of PN emissions(CO)
  4. Report detailing results and findings from testbed screening and technology development(CO)
  5. Measurement results from demonstrator vehicle exhibiting CO2 and emission improvement(CO)
  6. CO2 improvement walk from the baseline vehicle measurement(CO)

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5. Robustness over lifetime

  1. Description of needed hardware for fuel injector characterization and pump drive power measurements(CO)
  2. Base measurements of pump drive power for validation of measurement approach on component level(CO)
  3. Pump drive power measurements on system level considering non stationary driving cycles(CO)
  4. Identification of aging mechanisms and characterization of exhaust aftertreatment performance deterioration(CO)
  5. Validation of calculation tools for CO2 and pollutant emissions(CO)
  6. Global assessment of CO2 and pollutant emissions impact related to the FIE and EAS(CO)

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6. Independent (RDE) Testing (CO2, NOx etc) & Application of > 10 nm Particle Measurement Technique &
Impact Assessment

  1. Definition of baseline vehicles and measurement procedures(CO)
  2. Baseline Emissions(CO)
  3. Interim report on emissions of demonstrator vehicles(CO)
  4. Emissions of demonstrator vehicles(CO)
  5. LCA of demonstrator vehicles (CO)

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9. Open-access publications

  1. Development of an Integrated Virtual Engine Model to Simulate New Standard Testing Cycles,” Martin, J., Arnau, F., Piqueras, P., and Auñon, A., SAE Technical Paper 2018-01-1413, 2018, doi:10.4271/2018-01-1413.
  2. “Development and Validation of a Submodel for Thermal Exchanges in the Hydraulic Circuits of a Global Engine Model,” Broatch, A., Olmeda, P., Martin, J., and Salvador-Iborra, J.,SAE Technical Paper 2018-01-0160, 2018, doi:10.4271/2018-01-0160.
  3. “Lumped Approach for Flow-Through and Wall-Flow Monolithic Reactors Modelling for Real-Time Automotive Applications,” Payri, F., Arnau, F.J., Piqueras, P., and Ruiz, M.J., SAE Technical Paper 2018-01-0954, 2018, doi:10.4271/2018-01-0954.
  4. Development of a Spray-Based Phenomenological Soot Model for Diesel Engine Applications, Dulbecco, A., & Font, G. (2017).