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Diesel innovation has humble beginnings

October 25, 2019

Sandia tries to clear the air with ducted fuel injection. An engine innovation first conceived and tested by…
Krish Ahuja (r.) on his first job in 1966 at Rolls Royce’s Aero-Engine Division in Derby, United Kingdom. Photo provided by Krish Ahuja.
He Who Quieted The Deafening Jets

September 19, 2019

In 1969, the roar of a passing jet airliner broke a bone in Carolyn Brobrek’s inner ear, as…
AI to help drive engine efficiencies on the road

September 11, 2019

Researchers at Argonne are developing the deep learning framework MaLTESE (Machine Learning Tool for Engine Simulations and Experiments)…
In search of a cleaner, more efficient combustion engine

May 31, 2019

While diesel engines offer better fuel economy and stronger towing power than gasoline-powered engines, they also produce more polluting…
New Argonne Lab computational model to accelerate engine development for next-generation hypersonic flight

May 30, 2019

Argonne’s new numerical modeling tool helps researchers better understand a powerful engine that could one day propel the…
Machine learning award powers Argonne leadership in engine design

December 23, 2018

When attempting to design engines to be more fuel-efficient and emissions-free, automotive manufacturers have to take into account…
Natural Gas Engine Can Reduce Smog from Heavy-Duty Trucks

September 6, 2018

The University of California, Riverside Bourns College of Engineering Center for Environmental Research and Technology (CE-CERT) and Southern California Gas Co.(SoCalGas)…
GE Aviation Assemblies Challenge: Ensuring Proper Assembly of B-Nut Fittings

June 11, 2018

General Electric invites proposals for technologies, processes or methods to ensure that B-nut fitting assemblies are properly assembled…
Scientists developed a cheap and reliable hydraulic variable valve system, increasing the efficiency by 10 %

March 25, 2018

What is 10 %? If your boss increased your salary by 10 %, would you be happy? What…
Engines—Fueling innovation

March 3, 2018

Gasoline-powered automobiles could achieve an 8 percent or greater fuel efficiency gain through a new combustion strategy developed…
GM revs up diesel combustion modeling on Titan supercomputer

February 10, 2018

Running more detailed chemistry models on GPUs, researchers improve predictions for nitrogen oxides Most car owners in the…
New engine optics to fuel future research

November 8, 2017

Sandia team develops optical diagnostic that helps improve fuel economy while reducing emissions   A new optical device…
Neutrons peer into a running engine

July 26, 2017

In a first-of-a-kind experiment, researchers used neutrons to investigate the performance of a new aluminum alloy in a…
NASA’s Space Launch System Engine Testing Heats Up

May 24, 2017

NASA engineers successfully conducted the second in a series of RS-25 flight controller tests on May 23, 2017,…
New software significantly restricts air pollution from ships

May 5, 2017

In cooperation with MAN Diesel & Turbo, a young DTU researcher develops new software that makes it possible…
Four-Stroke Engine Cycle Produces Hydrogen from Methane and Captures CO2

February 20, 2017

When is an internal combustion engine not an internal combustion engine? When it’s been transformed into a modular…
Air Force Prize

February 17, 2017

The Air Force Prize was created under the authority of the National Defense Authorization Act, which authorizes awards…
Discovery could lead to jet engines that run hotter—and cleaner

January 18, 2017

Researchers here have made a discovery in materials science that sounds like something from the old Saturday morning…
NASA Runs First-Ever Test of New Jet Engine Tech

December 8, 2016

Car, truck, train and aircraft manufacturers have made great strides in recent years to reduce fuel consumption, resulting…
New high-power Evinrude outboard built with UW-Madison software

June 13, 2016

To understand what happens inside the cylinder of an outboard motor running at 5500 rpm, BRP/Evinrude got some…
Little ANTs: researchers build the world’s tiniest engine

May 3, 2016

Researchers have developed the world’s tiniest engine – just a few billionths of a metre in size –…
Mazda RX-VISION concept – rotary engine lives

October 31, 2015

Most of the cars we know today are powered by versions of the same engine technology. There have…
Engineering researchers seek remedies for threat posed by drones to commercial airliners

October 29, 2015

Virginia Tech researchers are urging changes in how commercial aircraft engines are designed in the wake of a…
Wall-less Hall thruster may power future deep space missions

October 28, 2015

French scientists have experimentally optimized the operation of the first wall-less Hall thruster prototype, a novel electric rocket…
NASA Tests Provide Rare Opportunity to Get 3-D Printed Part Comparison Data

September 13, 2015

A key part of the F-1 engine — the rocket engine that propelled the Saturn V and sent…
Successful NASA Rocket Fuel Pump Tests Pave Way for 3-D Printed Demonstrator Engine

August 27, 2015

One of the most complex, 3-D printed rocket engine parts ever made, a turbopump, got its “heartbeat” racing…
ANL pushing boundaries of computing in engine simulations

August 25, 2015

When you’re trying to understand the complex inner workings of a virtual engine, with its millions of variables…
Hot firing of world’s first 3D-printed platinum thruster chamber

June 18, 2015

The world’s first spacecraft thruster with a platinum combustion chamber and nozzle made by 3D printing has passed…
Advancing Ceramic Coatings for Engine Life and Efficiency

June 17, 2015

Advancing the efficiency of aircraft engines can be improved significantly by increasing the temperature at which they operate. …
Some Assembly Required: The Newest RS-25 Joins the Space Launch System Family

May 29, 2015

NASA’s Space Launch System, America’s new deep space exploration rocket, has a new addition to the family with…
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