Publications

Journals / Technical papers

  • H.M. Xu, M. L. Wyszynski, T. Megaritis, D. Yap, T. Wilson, J. Qiao, S. Richardson , S. Golunski, S. Peucheret, “Research on Expansion of Operating Windows of Controlled Homogeneous Auto-ignition Engines,” International Journal of Engine Research, 8(JER1), 29-40, 2007.
  • D.Yap, S. M. Peucheret, A. Megaritis, M. L. Wyszynski, H. M. Xu, “Natural Gas HCCI Engine Operation with Exhaust Gas Fuel Reforming”, Int. Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol. 31 (5), pp. 587-595, 2006.
  • Tsolakis A., Yap D., Megaritis A. “Application of Exhaust Gas Fuel Reforming of Alternative Fuels in Diesel and Premixed Combustion Engines” International Journals of Heavy Vehicle Systems Accepted for Publication 2006.
  • Tsolakis A., Golunski S. E. “Sensitivity of process efficiency to reaction routes in exhaust-gas reforming of diesel fuel” Chem. Eng. J., 117, 131-136, 2006.
  • Tsolakis A., Megaritis A., Golunski S.E., “Reaction profiles during exhaust-assisted reforming of diesel engine fuel” Energy & Fuels 19, 744-752, 2005.
  • Tsolakis A., Megaritis A. “Partially premixed charge compression ignition engine with on-board H2 production by exhaust gas fuel reforming of diesel and biodiesel” Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 30, 731-745, 2005.
  • Tsolakis A., Hernandez J.J., Megaritis A., Crampton M. "Dual Fuel Diesel Engine Operation Using H2. Effects on Particulate Emissions” Energy & Fuels, 19, 418-425, 2005.
  • A. Tsolakis, A. Abu-Jrai, K. Theinnoi, M.L. Wyszynski, H.M. Xu, A. Megaritis, R. Cracknell, S. E. Golunski, and S.M. Peucheret, "Exhaust Gas Fuel Reforming for IC Engines Using Diesel Type Fuels,” JSAE 20077170/SAE 2007-01-2044, selected into 2007 SAE Transactions.
  • A.M. Mahrous, M.L. Wyszynski, T. Wilson, H.M. Xu, “ CFD Simulation of In-cylinder Flows in a Motored HCCI Engine Cylinder with Variable Negative Valve Overlapping,” accepted by Proc IMechE, part D, Journal of Automotive Engineering, 2007.
  • N. Jia, , J. Wang, K. Nuttall, J.L. Wei, H.M Xu, M. Wyszynski, J. Qiao, M. Richardson, “HCCI Engine Modelling For Real-Time Implantation and Control Development,” accepted by IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics.
  • C. Zuo, Y. Qian, J. Tan, H.M. Xu, “An Experimental Study of Combustion and Emissions in a Spark Ignition Engine Fueled with Coal-Bed Gas,” accepted by Energy
  • X. Shi, B. Tang, H.M. Xu, “Computational Investigation of the Aerodynamics of Automotive Turbocharger Mixed-flow Turbines”, Journal of Beijing Institute of Technology (English Edition, Engineering Indexed), ISSN-1004-0579, 12, 2006.
  • S. Zhong, Y. Zhang, G. Jing, M. L. Wyszynski, H.M Xu, “Experimental Research on HCCI Uisng Gasoline and Diesel Blended Fuels“, Transactions of CSICE, ISSN 1000-0909, Vol. 25 , No.1, 2007
  • S. Zhong M. L. Wyszynski, H.M Xu, “Experimental Investigation into Negative Valve Overlap Mode of HCCI Operation Using Gasoline and Diesel Blended Fuels, “accepted by Journal of Beijing Institute of Technology (English Edition), ISSN-1004-0579, May 2007.
  • Tsolakis A., Megaritis A., “Exhaust Gas Assisted Reforming of Rapeseed Methyl Ester for Reduced Exhaust Emissions of CI Engines”, Biomass & Bioenergy, 27, 493-505, 2004.
  • Tsolakis A., Megaritis A., "Catalytic Exhaust Gas Fuel Reforming for Diesel Engines – Effects of Water Addition on Hydrogen Production and Fuel Conversion Efficiency", Int. J. Hydrogen Energy, 29, 1409-1419, 2004.
  • D. Yap, J. Karlovsky, A. Megaritis, M.L. Wyszynski, H. M. Xu, “An Investigation into Propane Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) Engine Operation with Residual Gas Trapping,” Fuel, 2005, Vol. 84, pp. 2372-2379.
  • H.M Xu, S. Rudolph, Z. Liu, S. Wallace, and S. Richardson, M. L. Wyszynski, A. Megaritis: “An Investigation into the Operating Mode Transition in a HCCI Engine Using EGR Trapping, " SAE Technical Paper 2004-01-1911, SAE Transactions 2004.
  • M.L.Wyszynski, A.Megaritis, J.Karlovsky, D.Yap, S.Peucheret, R.S. Lehrle, H.M.Xu, Golunski S, “Facilitation of HCCI Combustion of Biogas at Moderate Compression Ratios by Application of Fuel Reforming and Inlet Air Heating,” Journal of KONES Internal Combustion Engines, 2004, Vol.11, No. 3-4, ISSN 1231-4005.
  • D.Yap, A.Megaritis, S.M. Peucheret, M.L. Wyszynski, and H. M. Xu, "Effect of hydrogen addition on natural gas HCCI combustion," SAE Technical Paper 2004-01-1973, SAE Transactions 2004.
  • S. Peucheret, M.L. Wyszyński, R.S. Lehrle, S. Golunski, and H.M. Xu," Use of Catalytic Reforming to aid Natural Gas HCCI Combustion in Engines: Experimental and Modeling Results of Open-loop Fuel Reforming," International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, pp 1583-1594, 30, 2005.
  • D.Yap, S. M. Peucheret, A.Megaritis, M. L., Wyszynski, H.M. Xu, "Natural Gas HCCI Engine Operation with Exhaust Gas Fuel Reforming, " Int J Hydrogen Energy, 2005 (In Press, Corrected Proof, Available online 25 July 2005).
  • D. Yap, A. Megaritis, M.L. Wyszynski: An Investigation into Bioethanol Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) Engine Operation with Residual Gas Trapping, Energy & Fuels, 2004, 18, pp. 1315-1323, Print Edition ISSN: 0887-0624
  • Tsolakis A., Megaritis A., Wyszynski M.L.: Low Temperature Exhaust Gas Fuel Reforming of Diesel Fuel, Fuel, Vol. 83 (13), pp. 1837-1845, 2004.
  • Wyszynski M.L.: Zielone silniki - wodór z reformingu paliw poprzez technologie LEAF (Greener, Leaner and Smoother Engines - Hydrogen from LEAF Fuel Reforming - in Polish, with English abstract), Archiwum Spalania, Vol.3 (2003) No.2-4, ISSN 1641-8549, PIS - Polish Combustion Institute
  • Tsolakis A., Megaritis A. and Wyszynski M.L.: Application of Exhaust Gas Fuel Reforming in Compression Ignition Engines Fueled by Diesel and Biodiesel Fuel Mixtures, Energy & Fuels, 2003, 17, 1464-1473, Print Edition ISSN: 0887-0624,
  • Allenby S., Chang W.-C., A. Megaritis A., Wyszynski M.L.: Hydrogen Enrichment: A Way to Maintain Combustion Stability in a Natural Gas Fuelled Engine with EGR the Potential of Fuel Reforming , Proceedings of the IMechE, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, ISSN 0954/4070, Vol.215 (2001), Part D, pp.405-418 (paper D04400)
  • H.M. Xu, M. Liu, S. Gharabaghi, S. Richardson, T. Megaritis and M. Wyszynski, "Modelling HCCI Engines: Comparison of Single-zone, Multi-zone and Test Data," SAE Technical Paper 2005-01-2123.
  • T. Wilson, H.M. Xu, S. Richardson, M. D.Yap and M. Wyszynski, "An Experimental Study of Flame Initiation and Development in an Optical HCCI Engine", SAE Technical Paper 2005-01-2129.
  • T. Wilson, M. Haste, H.M. Xu, S. Richardson, M. D.Yap and A.Megaritis, "In-cylinder Flow with Negative valve Overlapping Characterised by PIV Measurement," SAE Technical Paper 2005-01-2131.
  • D.Yap, T. Megaritis, M. Wyszynski and H.M. Xu, "Applying Boosting to Gasoline HCCI Operation with Residual Gas Trapping," SAE Technical Paper 2005-01-2121.
  • D.Yap, T. Megaritis, M. Wyszynski and H.M. Xu, "Effect of Inlet valve Timing on Boosted Gasoline HCCI with Residual Gas Trapping," SAE Technical Paper 2005-01-2136.
  • Y. Qian, C. Zuo, J. Tan and H.M. Xu, “Study on an Electronically Controlled Common-Rail Injection System for Liquefied Alternative Fuels,” SAE Technical Paper 2005-01-2085.
  • Y. Qian, C. Zuo, J. Tan and H.M. Xu, " Modeling of Combustion and Emissions in a Spark Ignition Engine Fueled with Coal-Bed Gas Study on an Electronically Controlled Common-Rail Injection System for Liquefied Alternative Fuels," SAE Technical Paper 2005-01-3804.
  • S. Zhong M. Wyszynski and H.M. Xu, "Experimental Investigation into HCCI Combustion Using Gasoline and Diesel Blended Fuels," SAE Technical Paper 2005-01-3733.
  • D.Yap, A. Megaritis, M.L. Wyszynski, H. M. Xu, "Effect of valve timing on residual gas trapping and load control for natural gas HCCI,” SAE Technical Paper 2004-01-1972.
  • T. Wilson, H.M.Xu, S Richardson, M.L. Wyszynski A. Megaritis, "Optical Study of Flow and Combustion in an HCCI Engine with Negative Valve Overlap, " Journal of Physics: Conference Series 45 (2006) 94-103.
  • Peucheret S., Wyszynski M.: Exhaust-Gas Reforming Of Methane To Aid Natural Gas Hcci Combustion: Experimental Results Of Open Loop Hydrogen Production And Basic Thermodynamic Analysis, ESDA2004-58270, Proceedings of ASME International: ESDA 2004, 7th Biennial Conference on Engineering System Design and Analysis, July 19-22 2004, Manchester, United Kingdom
  • D. Yap, A. Megaritis, M.L. Wyszynski, Hongming Xu: Effect of valve timing on residual gas trapping and load control for natural gas HCCI, SAE Paper 2004-01-1973, SAE Fuels and Lubricants Meeting, Toulouse, France, 8-10 June 2004
  • Teo L.K.S., Tsolakis A., Megaritis A. and Wyszynski M.L.: Hydrogen and Biodiesel Mixtures as Fuels for the Compression Ignition Engine, presented at THIESEL 2002, Thermofluidynamic Processes in Diesel Engines, Valencia, 11-12 September 2002, Universidad Polytecnica de Valencia, Conference Proceedings ISBN 84-9705-233-1,
  • Wyszynski M.L., Megaritis A: Lower Emissions By Activation of Fuels (LEAF): On-Board Reforming of Diesel/Bio_Diesel Fuel Mixtures for High Dilution Compression Ignition Engines, presented at THIESEL 2000, Thermofluidynamic Processes in Diesel Engines, Valencia, 13-15 September 2000, Universidad Polytecnica de Valencia, Conference Proceedings ISBN 84-7721-910-9,
  • Wyszynski ML, Megaritis A, Allenby S, Al-Ahmadi A, Chang WC, Abu-Orf G, Clarke S, Davies MJ, Richardson D, Shillington SAC, Wallace S, Bhattacharya AK, Hayden P, Sarginson JS, Frost JC, Golunski SE: Reforming of Natural Gas to Improve Combustion in High EGR Dilution CNG Engines, XVIth International Symposium on Combustion Processes, Kazimierz Dolny, Poland, 1-5 August 1999. Abstracts: ISBN 83-88001-65-5
  • H.M. Xu, A. Williams, H. Fu, S. Wallace, S. Richardson and M. Richardson," Operating Characteristics of a Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Engine with Cam Profile Switching - Simulation Study," SAE Technical Paper 2003-01-1859
  • H. M Xu, H. Fu, H. Williams and I. Shilling, "Modelling Study of Combustion and Gas Exchange in an HCCI Engine," SAE Technical Paper 2002-01-0114.
  • H. M. Xu, "Some Critical Issues in the Steady Flow Testing of Cylinder Heads," SAE Technical Paper 2001-01-1308.

Other Papers/Presentations

  • S. Zhong G. Jin, Wyszynski and H.M. Xu, “Promotive Effect of Diesel Fuel on Gasoline HCCI Combustion,’ SAE Technical Paper 2006-0-0633.
  • S. Ghrarabahghi, T. Wilson H.M. Xu M. Wyszynski, “Modelling and Experimental investigations of Supercharged V6 Gasoline HCCI Engine, “SAE Technical Paper 2006-1-0634.
  • A.M. Mahrous, M.L. Wyszynski, H.M. Xu and A. Tsolakis J. Qiao, “A CFD investigation into the effects of variable valve events on in-cylinder flow characteristics in a GDI engine,” FLUENT ACADEMIC USER CONFERENCE, Nottingham, UK, September 20, 2006.
  • H.M. Xu, M. L. Wyszynski, T. Megaritis, "Modeling Studies of HCCI Engines," UK University IC Engines Group meeting, Peterborough, Perkins Engines, 29 April 2005.
  • J. Qiao, S. Richardson, M. Richardson S. Golunski, S. Peucheret, M. L. Wyszynski, H.M. Xu, A. Tsolakis, J. Karlovsky, “ Fuel Reforming and Aftertreatment Technologies For Expanding the HCCI Engine Operating Boundary,” Invited JSAE Paper 20065470.
  • J.L. Wei, N. Jia, J. Wang, K. Nuttall, H. Xu, M. Wyszynski, J. Qiao, M. Richardson, Study of HCCI engine model and control strategy, The Proceedings of Mechatronics Forum 2006, USA, 19-21, June, 2006.
  • N. Jia, , J. Wang, K. Nuttall, J.L. Wei, H.M Xu, M. Wyszynski, J. Qiao, M. Richardson, “HCCI Engine Modelling for the Purpose of Control Development,” Eighteenth International Conference on Systems Engineering, Coventry, 5 - 7 September 2006
  • N., Jia, J. Wang, K. Nuttall, H. Xu, and M. Wyszynski, HCCI Engine Modelling for Control, in UnICEG Meeting 15 September 2005. 2005: TIC Birmingham.
  • S Chuepeng, A Tsolakis, K. Theinnoi, H.M. Xu, M. Wyszynski, J. Qiao, “A Study of Quantitative Impact on Emissions of High Proportion RME-Based Biodiesel Blends, “ SAE Technical Paper 2007-01-0072.
  • A. Tsolakis, A. Abu-Jrai, K. Theinnoi, M.L. Wyszynski, H.M. Xu, A. Megaritis, R. Cracknell, S. E. Golunski, and S.M. Peucheret, "Exhaust Gas Fuel Reforming for IC Engines Using Diesel Type Fuels,” JSAE 20077170/SAE 2007-01-7170.
  • M.L., Wyszynski, M.M. Ashur, H.M. Xu, and A. Megaritis. “Fluidic Valve For A Combined Fuel Reformer/ Exhaust Catalytic Converter,” Proceedings of The International Conference on Vehicles Alternative Fuel Systems & Environmental Protection VAFSEP 2006. August 22-25, 2006. Dublin, Ireland: Dublin City University. ISBN: 1 872327 58 3
  • P. Price, R. Stone, J. Misztal, H.M Xu, M. Wyszynski. Wilson and J. Qiao, “Particulate Emissions from a Gasoline Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Engine, “ SAE Technical paper 2007-01-0592.
  • Ashur, M., J. Misztal, M.L. Wyszynski, A. Tsolakis, H.M. Xu, J. Qiao, and S. Golunski, On board Exhaust Gas Reforming of Gasoline Using Integrated Reformer & TWC, 2007, SAE 2007-24-0078, ICE2007_SAE Conference, Naples, Italy, 16-20 Sept, 2007.
  • P. Luszcz, H.M Xu, M. Wyszynski, A. Tsolakis, M. Frackowiak, T. Wilson, and J. Qiao, “An Investigation of the Presence of Uncontrolled Combustion Phenomenon in Spark Ignition Single Cylinder Optical Engine”, KONES 2006, 11-13 September 2006, Nałęczów, Poland. Journal of KONES Internal Combustion Engines, 13, ISSN 1231- 4005.
  • A.M. Mahrous, M. Wyszynski, H.M. Xu, A. Tsolakis, J. Qiao, “A CFD Investigation into the Effects of Intake Valves Events on Airflow Characteristics in a Motored 4-Valve Engine Cylinder with Negative Valve Overlapping,” SAE 2007-24-0032, ICE2007_SAE Conference, Naples, Italy, 16-20 Sept, 2007.
  • Karlovsky, J., M.L. Wyszynski, H.M. Xu, A. Tsolakis, and J. Qiao, Chemical Kinetics and Thermodynamic Modeling of a Fuel Reformer for on board Hydrogen Generation, in 2007 PTNSS Congress. 2007: 20-23 May, Krakow, Poland.
  • Luszcz, P., H.M. Xu, M.L. Wyszynski, A. Tsolakis, R. Stevens, and J. Qiao, A characterization of a single and a double stage auto ignition process in Homogenous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) engine, in XX Intrernational Combustion Symposium, Institute of Combustion, Polish Section, . 2007: 02-05 September 2007, Pułtusk, Poland.
  • Tsolakis A.; Megaritis, A.; Yap, D.; Abu-Jrai, A. “Combustion Characteristics and Exhaust Gas Emissions of a Diesel Engine Supplied with Reformed EGR” SAE Paper No. 2005-01-2087.
  • Tsolakis A., Megaritis A., “On-board Hydrogen Production by Exhaust Gas Fuel Reforming for Clean Efficient Diesel Engines”, Proc. Internal Combustion Engine Performance & Emissions Conference, pp. 24-34, IMECHE, London, 7-8 December 2004, Paper C622-3.
  • Tsolakis A.; Megaritis A., "Exhaust Gas Fuel Reforming for Diesel Engines - A Way to Reduce Smoke and NOx Emissions Simultaneously", SAE Paper No. 2004-01-1844.
  • Tsolakis A., Yap D., Megaritis A., “Application of Exhaust Gas Fuel Reforming of Alternative Fuels in Diesel and Premixed Combustion Engines”, Proc. International Conference on Vehicles Alternative Fuel Systems and Environmental Protection (VAFSEP2004), , Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland, 6-9 July 2004, Paper 132, pp. 15-20, ISBN: 1 872327 47 8.
  • Teo L.K.S., Tsolakis A., Megaritis A., Wyszynski M.L. "Hydrogen and biodiesel mixtures as fuels for the compression ignition engine", Proc. 2nd International Conference on Thermodynamic Processes in Diesel Engines (THIESEL), Valencia, Spain, 11-12 September, 2002, pp. 389-395, ISBN 84-9705-233-1.
  • J. Misztal, M.L. Wyszynski, H.M Xu, A. Tsolakis, J. Qiao, and T. Wilson, “Boosted HCCI Operation on Multi Cylinder V6 Engine”, KONES 2006, 11-13 September 2006, Nałęczów, Poland. Journal of KONES Internal Combustion Engines, 13, ISSN 1231- 4005.
  • H.M. Xu, M. Wyszynski, T. Megaritis, D. Yap, S. Golunski, S. Peucheret, J. Qiao, S. Richardson, “Fuel Reforming for Expanding the HCCI Engine Operating Window“ International Lean Weight Vehicle Conference, UK Foresight Vehicle, Warwick University, 7-8 December 2005.
  • H. M. Xu, T. Wilson, S. Wallace, S. Richardson, M. Wyszynski, T. Megaritis, D. Yap, S. Golunski, S. Peucheret, “ Progress in the FORESIGHT Vehicle Project CHASE,” Invited JSAE Paper 20055496.
  • M. Wyszynski and H.M. Xu, "HCCI with Standard and Alternative Fuels at Moderate Compression Ratios, " International Congress on Combustion Engines, Bielsko-Biała, Poland, 25– 28 September 2005.
  • S. Ghrarabahghi, H.M. Xu M. Wyszynski and, "Multi-zone heat Release Study in an HCCI Engine," International Congress on Combustion Engines, Bielsko-Biała, Poland, 25–28 September 2005.
  • T. Wilson, H.M.Xu, S Richardson, M.L. Wyszynski A. Megaritis, "Optical Study of Flow and Combustion in an HCCI Engine with Negative Valve Overlap," Second International Conference on Optical and Laser Diagnostics, Institute of Physics, City University, 12-14 September 2005.
  • H.M. Xu, T. Wilson, S. Wallace, S. Richardson, M. L. Wyszynski, A. Megaritis, D.Yap, S. Peucheret, A. Amieiro, S. Golunski and D. James, "Extension of Operating Range of HCCI Engines using Fuel Reforming Technology," JSAE Paper 20045468.
  • Peucheret S, Yap D, Wyszynski ML, Megaritis A. Natural Gas Reforming for HCCI Engines. Proceedings 9th Research Symposium 2003, School of Engineering, The University of Birmingham, ISBN 07044 24150
  • Tsolakis A, Megaritis A, Wyszynski ML. Effects of reformed EGR on the diesel engine smoke-NOx emissions trade-off, Proceedings 9th Research Symposium 2003, School of Engineering, The University of Birmingham, ISBN 07044 24150
  • Xu H.M., Wallace S., Richardson S., Wyszynski M.L., Megaritis A., Lehrle S., Golunski S.: R&D of HCCI Engines for the Next Generation of Vehicles, UnICEG, 19 September 2002, Leeds University, Leeds
  • Tsolakis A., Teo L.K.S., Megaritis A. and Wyszynski M.L.: Application of Exhaust Gas Fuel Reforming in CI engines fuelled by diesel and biodiesel mixtures: a potential way to control smoke and NOx emissions, UnICEG, 19 September 2002, Leeds University, Leeds