WAVE Publications

WAVE Publications

A series of technical papers and case studies using the WAVE 1D fluid dynamics software package have been prepared by Ricardo and leading organisations. These examples contain data from experiments with corresponding simulation results designed to establish and validate WAVE capabilities.

  • WLTC Chemical Kinetics Exhaust Aftertreatment  Emissions Optimization with Real-Time 1D Gas Code During the Cold Start, click here
  • Thermal Efficiency Improvement of Automotive Gasoline Engine, click here
  • Calculation of the tail-pipe noise of exhaust systems with WAVE, click here
  • The application of WAVE in the early stages of engine design, click here
  • Calculation of variable valve timing with the 1D-CFD code WAVE, click here
  • Exhaust system warm-up analysis using the WAVE code, click here
  • Simulation of exhaust orifice noise for designing the exhaust system of a V6 engine, click here
  • Application of the WAVE system at the initial stages of engine design, click here
  • Optimization of an engine's performance using LMS Optimus and Ricardo WAVE, click here
  • Performance optimization of I-4 gasoline engine with variable valve timing using WAVE/iSight, click here
  • Optimization - The finishing touch in product design, click here
  • Investigating exhaust system backpressure using six sigma methodology, with WAVE and iSight, click here
  • Application of WAVE 1-D engine models with vehicle simulation tools to investigate efficiency, performance, and emission impacts of advanced engine operation, click here
  • Intake system analysis of the 550 Maranello using the WAVE code, click here
  • Application of WAVE in motorcyle prototyping, click here
  • Concurrent WAVE/Matlab Simulink simulation applied to HSDI diesel ECU calibration, click here
  • Absorbtion mufflers in exhaust systems, click here
  • Optimization of the valve lift strategy during the acceleration of a diesel engine using WAVE and DOE, click here
  • Creating the virtual vehicle model today, click here
  • Optimization analysis of a V-Twin motorcycle engine using WAVE cycle analysis and an iSight optimization framework, click here
  • Improving the NOx-BSFC trade off of a turbocharged large diesel engine using performance simulation, click here
  • Prediction of tail-pipe emissions during cold start with WAVE, click here
  • Using WAVE and Simulink to produce embedded estimators, click here
  • FSAE: Engine simulation with WAVE, click here
  • Analysis and modeling of transient processes in a turbocharged diesel engine, click here
  • Engine performance optimization with dedicated "OPTIMUS for WAVE" driver, click here
  • System engineering simulation applied to motorsport, click here
  • Passive exhaust system with cylinder deactivation, click here

Below are some of the WAVE papers that are available through SAE:

  • Streamlining the Process of Developing Intake and Using an Improved Linear Simulation Approach (SAE 2014-01-2062)

  • Linear Acoustic Modelling using 1-D Flow Systems which represent Complex 3-D Components (SAE 2011-01-1524)

  • Implementing Detailed Chemistry and In-Cylinder Stratification into 0 / 1-D IC Engine Cycle Simulation Tools (SAE 2011-01-0849)

  • Real-Time Crank-Resolved Engine Simulation for Testing New Engine Management Systems (SAE 2008-01-1006)

  • Crankcase Flow Modeling for a Racing Motorcycle Engine (SAE 2007-01-0266)

  • Modelling and Experimental investigations of Supercharged HCCI Engines (SAE 2006-01-0634)

  • A Hybrid 2-Zone/Wave Engine Combustion Model for Simulating Combustion Instabilities During Dilute Operation (SAE 2005-01-3801)

  • A Modeling Investigation into the Optimal Intake and Exhaust Valve Event Duration and Timing for a HCCI Engine (SAE 2005-01-3746)

  • Flow Excited Noise Analysis of Exhaust (SAE 2005-01-2352)

  • Passive Exhaust System With Cylinder Deactivation (SAE 2005-01-2351)

  • Characteristics of HCCI Engine Operating in the Negative-Valve-Overlap Mode (SAE 2005-01-2133)

  • Modelling of HCCI Engines: Comparison of Single-Zone, Multi-Zone and Test Data (SAE 2005-01-2123)

  • A Coupled 1D/3D Simulation for the Flow Behavior Inside a Close-Coupled Catalytic Converter (SAE 2003-01-1875)

  • Design of Experiment - Application of a Statistical Evaluation Method to Optimize the Tailpipe Noise of An Exhaust System (SAE 2003-01-1655)

  • A Parametric Study of HCCI Combustion--The Sources of Emissions At Low Loads and the Effects of GDI Fuel Injection (SAE 2003-01-0752)

Relevant resources

WLTC Chemical kinetics exhaust aftertreatment emissions optimization with real-time 1D gas code during the cold start

WLTC Chemical kinetics exhaust aftertreatment emissions optimization with real-time 1D gas code during the cold start

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Combined WAVE-VECTIS simulation of an intake manifold of V6 PFI gasoline engine

Combined WAVE-VECTIS simulation of an intake manifold of V6 PFI gasoline engine

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Performance Optimization of Diesel Engine using 1-D Analysis and Simulation

Performance Optimization of Diesel Engine using 1-D Analysis and Simulation

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