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Workshop on Ethanol fueled Combustion Engines

 

International Workshop about the Ethanol Combustion Engines

Organization: BIOEN/FAPESP and SAE BRAZIL

 

Date: Oct 4, 2012

Venue: FAPESP Auditorium, Sao Paulo, Brazil

R. Pio XI, 1500. Alto da Lapa, ZIP 05468-901

Registration trough: http://www.fapesp.br/7195

 

Objectives:

 

  • Identify possible areas for R&D for engines using biofuels.
  • Initiate articulated research effort between main stake holders (manufacturers, researchers, funding agencies).

 

Scope: Researches on combustion engines using ethanol.

 

Target Public:

 

  • University and Research Center groups, research funding agencies.
  • Engines or components Manufacturers. Engine clients (large fleets etc.). Fuel suppliers.

 

Scientific/Organizing Comittee:

 

  • Dr. Marie-Anne van Sluys, USP and BIOEN/FAPESP
  • Dr. Luís Cortez, UNICAMP and FAPESP
  • Dr. Francisco Nigro, USP
  • Dr. Sérgio Queiroz, UNICAMP and FAPESP
  • Dr. Waldyr Gallo, UNICAMP
  • Dr. Eduardo Tomanik, MAHLE Metal Leve SA and SAE Brazil
  • Dr. Eng. Fabio-Antonio Xavier, Nagel Maschinen und Werkzeugfabrik GmbH

 

Oct 4th, Objectives:

 

• Present situation and trends on engines for light vehicles, heavy vehicles (cargo and  passengers), and for other applications (generators and off-road vehicles);

• Identify key themes and major drivers for change.


8h30

Opening

9h00

 

Present situation of use of ethanol in Brazil

Francisco Nigro (Brazil)
SAE Brasil e USP - Universidade de São Paulo


9h30

 

Session Main science & technology challenges in biofuels

Moderator: Sergio Queiroz (Brazil), FAPESP and UNICAMP – Univ. Estadual de Campinas
“The role of ethanol in the future engines & institutional R&D partnerships”
Dietmar Goericke (Germany),
“Impact of ethanol blends on SI engine performance”
Leslie Bromberg (United States of America)
MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology

“From gasoline DI to ethanol DI engines”
Ernst Winklhofer (Austria)
AVL List GmbH

“Impact of ethanol blends on SI engine performance”
Leslie Bromberg (United States of America)
MIT - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
“From gasoline DI to ethanol DI engines”
Ernst Winklhofer (Austria)
AVL List GmbH

“From gasoline DI to ethanol DI engines”
Ernst Winklhofer (Austria)
AVL List GmbH

 

FVV – Forschungsvereinigung Verbrennungskraftmaschinen e.V.


10h30

Break

10h45

 

Session Some ethanol engine issues – The Brazilian experience

Moderator: Eduardo Tomanik (Brazil)
MAHLE and SAE Brasil
“Dual fuel diesel – ethanol engines”
Sergio Leal Braga (Brazil)
PUC-RJ – Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Rio de Janeiro
“Cold start emissions on ethanol fueled vehicles”
Jose R. Sodré (Brazil)
PUC-MG - Pontifícia Universidade de Minas Gerais
“Some tribological issues on flex-fuel engines”
Eduardo Tomanik (Brazil)
MAHLE/SAE Brasil

 

12h00

Lunch

14h00

 

Session Making more efficient engines with ethanol

Moderator: Francisco Nigro (Brazil)
"The effect of ethanolled gasoline on the performance and gaseous and particulate emissions on a 2/4-stroke switchable DI engine"
Yan Zhang (United Kingdom)
Brunel University
Waldyr L. R. Gallo (Brazil)
UNICAMP – Universidade Estadual de Campinas
“Investigations on the mixture preparation and combustion with ethanol blends”
Thomas Lauer (Austria)
University of Technology
“Compression ignited ethanol engines”
Flavio Gomes Dias (Brazil)
PSA Peugeot Citroën

“Compression ignited ethanol engines”
Flavio Gomes Dias (Brazil)
PSA Peugeot Citroën

 

SAE Brasil e USP - Universidade de São Paulo


"Ethanol use in heavy-duty engines: alternatives and technical problems to solve”


15h30

Break

16h00

 

Session Development and use of biofuels

Moderator: Glaucia Souza (Brazil)
USP and BIOEN/FAPESP
“Tailor-made fuels from biomass – The cluster of excellence at RWTH Aachen University”
Florian Kremer (Germany)
VKA, RWTH Aachen University
“Proposal to establish a laboratory for combustion studies”
Jayr de Amorim Filho (Brazil)
CTBE, Laboratório Nacional de Ciência e Tecnologia do Bioetanol
"The bioethanol for sustainable transportation project - Results for Brazil
José Moreira (Brazil)
CENBIO - Centro Nacional de Referência de Biomassa - Instituto de Eletrotécnica e Energia - Universidade de São Paulo

 

17h30

Discussion about the 1st day