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A comparative study on Low Heat Rejection Engine using two different TBC Materials

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Mechanical Engineering, Shri S’ad Vidya Mandal Institute of Technology, Bharuch-392001, Gujarat, India
  • 2Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology, Surat- 395007, Gujarat, India

Res. J. Recent Sci., Volume 5, Issue (ISC-2015), Pages 60-70, -----Select----,2 (2016)


The energy demand worldwide is increasing at rapid rate; therefore it is necessary as better and effective utilization of available energy by use of appropriate technology at minimum cost. The internal combustion engines have found wide application in transportation. In the present paper, Comparative study on low heat rejection engine (LHRE) using two different better thermal barrier coating (TBC) ceramic materials. Considerable efforts were made to develop advance adiabatic engine and aim to reduce heat lost. Experimental investigation is carried out under different load condition on a twin cylinder, water cool, and constant 1500 rpm speed diesel engine. The plasma spray coating technology is used for TBC for diesel engine combustion chamber. The one set of combustion chamber inner walls of diesel engine are thermally insulated by top coat of Metco 204NS yttria stabilize zirconia (YSZ) /(Y2O3ZrO2) with thickness of 350 mm and 150 mm thick bond coats of AMDRY 962 Nickle chromium aluminum Yttria (NiCrAl) respectively. The another set of diesel engine combustion chamber top coat by MgZrO3Y with 350 mm thickness and 150 mm thickness of bond coat by NiCrAlY. The results were compared with base engine and two different LHRE. The MgZrO3Y coated LHRE found better combustion, performance and emission characteristics. The noise level was found satisfactory without knocking in LHRE.


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