Tankai Zhang

Doktorand at Chalmers, Mechanics and Maritime Sciences, Combustion

Tankai Zhang works as a PhD student at the Combustion Division from 2013. He focuses on using alternative fuel in Diesel engine, advanced combustion method (Partially premixed combustion) and spray behavior in his research. Butanol will be used as an alternative fuel for both a light duty engine and a heavy duty engine in his PhD project.

Source: chalmers.se

Projects

2013–2016

Butanol as a fuel for Diesel engines

Ingemar Denbratt Combustion
Karin Munch Combustion
Tankai Zhang Combustion
Swedish Energy Agency

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Publications

2016

Effect of using butanol and octanol isomers on engine performance of steady state and cold start ability in different types of Diesel engines

Tankai Zhang, Lisa Jacobsson Nilsson, Cecilia Björkholtz et al
Fuel. Vol. 184, p. 708-717
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed
2015

An Experimental Study on the Use of Butanol or Octanol Blends in a Heavy Duty Diesel Engine

Tankai Zhang, Karen Munch, Ingemar Denbratt et al
SAE International Journal of Fuels and Lubricants. Vol. 8 (3)
Scientific journal article - peer reviewed