Hydrogen Facts and Transport Fuel Research

Research Supporting and Explaining the use of Hydrogen in Vehicles

The following page includes research that supplemental Hydrogen improves both Emissions and Fuel Efficiency.

Allgeier, T., Klenk, M., Landenfeld, T., Conte, E. et al., “Advanced Emission and Fuel Economy Concept Using Combined Injection of Gasoline and Hydrogen in SI-Engines,” Publication #2004-01-1270, March, 2004, Society of Automotive Engineers, http://papers.sae.org/2004-01-1270/

Apostolescu, N. and Chiriac, R., “A Study of Combustion of Hydrogen-Enriched Gasoline in a Spark Ignition Engine,” Publication #960603, February, 1996, Society of Automotive Engineers, http://papers.sae.org/960603/

Conte, E. and Boulouchos, K., “Influence of Hydrogen-Rich-Gas Addition on Combustion, Pollutant Formation and Efficiency of an IC-SI Engine,” Publication #2004-01-0972, March, 2004, Society of Automotive Engineers, http://papers.sae.org/2004-01-0972/

Fontana, G., Galloni, E., Jannelli, E., and Minutillo, M., “Performance and Fuel Consumption Estimation of a Hydrogen Enriched Gasoline Engine at Part-Load Operation,” Publication #2002-01-2196, July, 2002, Society of Automotive Engineers, http://papers.sae.org/2002-01-2196/

Goldwitz, J. and Heywood, J., “Combustion Optimization in a Hydrogen-Enhanced Lean-Burn SI Engine,” Publication #2005-01-0251, Society of Automotive Engineers, http://papers.sae.org/2005-01-0251/

Green, J., Domingo, N., Storey, J., Wagner, R. et al., “Experimental Evaluation of SI Engine Operation Supplemented by Hydrogen Rich Gas from a Compact Plasma Boosted Reformer,” Publication # 2000-01-2206, June, 2000, Society of Automotive Engineers, http://papers.sae.org/2000-01-2206/

D’Andrea, T., Henshaw, P., Ting, D., and Sobiesiak, A., “Investigating Combustion Enhancement and Emissions Reduction with the Addition of 2H2 + O2 to a SI Engine,” Publication #2003-32-0011, September, 2003 Society of Automotive Engineers, http://papers.sae.org/2003-32-0011/

Houseman, J. and Cerini, D., “On-Board Hydrogen Generator for a Partial Hydrogen Injection Internal Combustion Engine,” Publication #740600, February, 1974, Society of Automotive Engineers, http://papers.sae.org/740600/

Jing-ding, J., Cerini, D., “An Experimental Study on Combustion of Gasoline-hydrogen Mixed Fuel”, Publication #830897, April, 1989, Society of Automotive Engineers, http://papers.sae.org/830897/

Lang, O., Habermann, K., Thiele, R., and Fricke, F., “Gasoline Combustion with Future Fuels,” Publication #2007-26-021, Society of Automotive Engineers http://papers.sae.org/2007-26-021/

Shinagawa, T., Okumura, T., Furuno, S., and Kim, K., “Effects of Hydrogen Addition to SI Engine on Knock Behavior,” Publication #2004-01-1851, 2004, SAE, http://papers.sae.org/2004-01-1851/

Sjöström, K., Eriksson, S., and Landqvist, G., “Onboard Hydrogen Generation for Hydrogen Injection into Internal Combustion Engines,” Publication #810348, 1981, SAE, http://papers.sae.org/810348/

Stebar, R. and Parks, F., “Emission Control with Lean Operation Using Hydrogen-Supplemented Fuel,” SAE, Publication #740187, 1974, SAE, http://papers.sae.org/740187/

Tully, E. and Heywood, J., “Lean-Burn Characteristics of a Gasoline Engine Enriched with Hydrogen Plasmatron Fuel Reformer,” SAE, Publication #2003-01-0630, 2003, http://papers.sae.org/2003-01-0630/

Conte, E. and Boulouchos, K., “A Quasi-Dimensional Model for Estimating the Influence of Hydrogen-Rich Gas Addition on Turbulent Flame Speed and Flame Front Propagation in IC-SI Engines,” SAE Publication #2005-01-0232, 2005, http://papers.sae.org/2005-01-0232/