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Title: IJER editorial: The future of the internal combustion engine

Abstract

Internal combustion (IC) engines operating on fossil fuel oil provide about 25% of the world’s power (about 3000 out of 13,000 million tons oil equivalent per year—see Figure 1), and in doing so, they produce about 10% of the world’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Figure 2). Reducing fuel consumption and emissions has been the goal of engine researchers and manufacturers for years, as can be seen in the two decades of ground-breaking peer-reviewed articles published in this International Journal of Engine Research (IJER). Indeed, major advances have been made, making today’s IC engine a technological marvel. However, recently, the reputation of IC engines has been dealt a severe blow by emission scandals that threaten the ability of this technology to make significant and further contributions to the reduction of transportation sector emissions. In response, there have been proposals to replace vehicle IC engines with electric-drives with the intended goals of further reducing fuel consumption and emissions, and to decrease vehicle GHG emissions.

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  1. Univ. of Wisconsin, Madison, WI (United States)
  2. Hokkaido Univ., Sapporo (Japan)
  3. Univ. Politècnica, Valencia (Spain)
  4. Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
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Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
1607021
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
International Journal of Engine Research
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 21; Journal Issue: 1; Journal ID: ISSN 1468-0874
Publisher:
SAGE
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS

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Reitz, R. D., Ogawa, H., Payri, R., Fansler, T., Kokjohn, S., Moriyoshi, Y., Agarwal, AK, Arcoumanis, D., Assanis, D., Bae, C., Boulouchos, K., Canakci, M., Curran, Scott, Denbratt, I., Gavaises, M., Guenthner, M., Hasse, C., Huang, Z., Ishiyama, T., Johansson, B., Johnson, TV, Kalghatgi, G., Koike, M., Kong, SC, Leipertz, A., Miles, P., Novella, R., Onorati, A., Richter, M., Shuai, S., Siebers, D., Su, W., Trujillo, M., Uchida, N., Vaglieco, B. M., Wagner, Robert M., and Zhao, H.. IJER editorial: The future of the internal combustion engine. United States: N. p., 2019. Web. https://doi.org/10.1177/1468087419877990.
Reitz, R. D., Ogawa, H., Payri, R., Fansler, T., Kokjohn, S., Moriyoshi, Y., Agarwal, AK, Arcoumanis, D., Assanis, D., Bae, C., Boulouchos, K., Canakci, M., Curran, Scott, Denbratt, I., Gavaises, M., Guenthner, M., Hasse, C., Huang, Z., Ishiyama, T., Johansson, B., Johnson, TV, Kalghatgi, G., Koike, M., Kong, SC, Leipertz, A., Miles, P., Novella, R., Onorati, A., Richter, M., Shuai, S., Siebers, D., Su, W., Trujillo, M., Uchida, N., Vaglieco, B. M., Wagner, Robert M., & Zhao, H.. IJER editorial: The future of the internal combustion engine. United States. https://doi.org/10.1177/1468087419877990
Reitz, R. D., Ogawa, H., Payri, R., Fansler, T., Kokjohn, S., Moriyoshi, Y., Agarwal, AK, Arcoumanis, D., Assanis, D., Bae, C., Boulouchos, K., Canakci, M., Curran, Scott, Denbratt, I., Gavaises, M., Guenthner, M., Hasse, C., Huang, Z., Ishiyama, T., Johansson, B., Johnson, TV, Kalghatgi, G., Koike, M., Kong, SC, Leipertz, A., Miles, P., Novella, R., Onorati, A., Richter, M., Shuai, S., Siebers, D., Su, W., Trujillo, M., Uchida, N., Vaglieco, B. M., Wagner, Robert M., and Zhao, H.. Tue . "IJER editorial: The future of the internal combustion engine". United States. https://doi.org/10.1177/1468087419877990. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1607021.
@article{osti_1607021,
title = {IJER editorial: The future of the internal combustion engine},
author = {Reitz, R. D. and Ogawa, H. and Payri, R. and Fansler, T. and Kokjohn, S. and Moriyoshi, Y. and Agarwal, AK and Arcoumanis, D. and Assanis, D. and Bae, C. and Boulouchos, K. and Canakci, M. and Curran, Scott and Denbratt, I. and Gavaises, M. and Guenthner, M. and Hasse, C. and Huang, Z. and Ishiyama, T. and Johansson, B. and Johnson, TV and Kalghatgi, G. and Koike, M. and Kong, SC and Leipertz, A. and Miles, P. and Novella, R. and Onorati, A. and Richter, M. and Shuai, S. and Siebers, D. and Su, W. and Trujillo, M. and Uchida, N. and Vaglieco, B. M. and Wagner, Robert M. and Zhao, H.},
abstractNote = {Internal combustion (IC) engines operating on fossil fuel oil provide about 25% of the world’s power (about 3000 out of 13,000 million tons oil equivalent per year—see Figure 1), and in doing so, they produce about 10% of the world’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions (Figure 2). Reducing fuel consumption and emissions has been the goal of engine researchers and manufacturers for years, as can be seen in the two decades of ground-breaking peer-reviewed articles published in this International Journal of Engine Research (IJER). Indeed, major advances have been made, making today’s IC engine a technological marvel. However, recently, the reputation of IC engines has been dealt a severe blow by emission scandals that threaten the ability of this technology to make significant and further contributions to the reduction of transportation sector emissions. In response, there have been proposals to replace vehicle IC engines with electric-drives with the intended goals of further reducing fuel consumption and emissions, and to decrease vehicle GHG emissions.},
doi = {10.1177/1468087419877990},
journal = {International Journal of Engine Research},
number = 1,
volume = 21,
place = {United States},
year = {2019},
month = {9}
}

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