Knocking in Gasoline Engines

5th International Conference, December 12-13, 2017, Berlin, Germany

  • Michael Günther
  • Marc Sens
Conference proceedings KNOCKING 2017

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Katsuya Matsura, Yoshihisa Sato, Kazuo Yoshida, Hiroshi Sono
      Pages 3-16
    3. Jan Zelenka, Claudio Hoff, Martin Kirsten, Andreas Wimmer
      Pages 17-33
  3. Pre-ignition

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 35-35
    2. Ina Volz, Jürgen Pfeil, Thomas Koch, Frank Altenschmidt
      Pages 37-54
    3. Tomohiro Iwatsuka, Masaru Kano, Kiyoteru Mori, Waldemar Werner, Stefan Schulte
      Pages 71-85
  4. Simulation

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 87-87
    2. Terence F. Alger, Thomas E. Briggs Jr.
      Pages 112-120
    3. Michal Pasternak, Corinna Netzer, Fabian Mauss, Michael Fischer, Marc Sens, Michael Riess
      Pages 121-142
    4. Alexander Fandakov, Michael Grill, Michael Bargende, Max Mally, Marco Günther, Stefan Pischinger et al.
      Pages 143-185
  5. Optical Measurement Technique

  6. Fuel/Lubricating Oil

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 243-243
    2. Roger F. Cracknell, Arjun Prakash, Kieran P. Somers, Chongming Wang
      Pages 245-254
  7. Knock Detection

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 255-255
    2. Matthias Biehl, Michael Meister
      Pages 257-266
    3. Maxime Jean, Thomas Leroy, Fabien Vidal-Naquet
      Pages 267-278
    4. Benedikt van Booven, Harry Schüle, Thorben Walder, Hermann Rottengruber
      Pages 279-296
  8. Water Injection

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 297-297
    2. Ingo Hermann, Claus Glahn, Matthias Kluin, Martin Paroll, Werner Gumprich
      Pages 299-321
    3. Christoph Heinrich, Heinrich Dörksen, Andreas Esch, Kevin Krämer
      Pages 322-337
    4. Matthias Hunger, Tobias Böcking, Ulrich Walther, Michael Günther, Normann Freisinger, Günter Karl
      Pages 338-359
  9. Combustion Process

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 361-361
    2. Michael Fischer, Michael Günther, Carsten Berger, Ralf Troeger, Michal Pasternak, Fabian Mauss
      Pages 363-384

About these proceedings


The book includes the papers presented at the conference discussing approaches to prevent or reliably control knocking and other irregular combustion events. The majority of today’s highly efficient gasoline engines utilize downsizing. High mean pressures produce increased knocking, which frequently results in a reduction in the compression ratio at high specific powers. Beyond this, the phenomenon of pre-ignition has been linked to the rise in specific power in gasoline engines for many years. Charge-diluted concepts with high compression cause extreme knocking, potentially leading to catastrophic failure.

The introduction of RDE legislation this year will further grow the requirements for combustion process development, as residual gas scavenging and enrichment to improve the knock limit will be legally restricted despite no relaxation of the need to reach the main center of heat release as early as possible. New solutions in thermodynamics and control engineering are urgently needed to further increase the efficiency of gasoline engines.


Conference Proceedings Research Applications gasoline engines combustion engine

Editors and affiliations

  • Michael Günther
    • 1
  • Marc Sens
    • 2
  1. 1.IAV GmbHStollbergGermany
  2. 2.IAV GmbHBerlinGermany

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