C.R. (Bob) Koch /* Add links in reverse order to display on website due to CSS float:right formatting.*/ Publications Teaching Research

C. R. (Bob) Koch: Engine Lab

  • internal combustion engine lab
  • focus on control strategies

Engine Lab - Mechanical Engineering Building

CFR single cylider engine - Wakeshau

  • for alternative fuels including bio-fuels and H2 - knock and preignition studies

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single cylinder Ricardo

  • for in-cycle engine control with solenois intake/exhaust valves

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    • dyne systems controller
    • Kistler cylinder pressure and amplifier
    • data aquistion
    • dSpace micro-autobox
    • dSpace ds1103 X 3 - valve motion control

GM 3.0 Natural Gas Industrial engine

  • Digalog AE 150HS dyno

GM 2.0 GDI

  • for Low Temperature Combustion (HCCI) engine control

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    • dSpace micro-autobox II
    • dSpace Rapid Pro
    • HP Tuners controller for GM engine
    • Kistler

Cummins 4.5 QSB Tier 3

  • For optimizing engine effeciency while minimizing soot and NOx - Use for H2

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Emission Measurement Systems

MKS FTIR

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NOx test rig

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  • MKS mass flow controllers

Pegasor PPS-M Soot Measurement

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Other Equipment

Hot Flow Test rig for soot measurement

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  • micro epsilon vibration sensor
  • Sorenson Power supply
  • Sorenson Power Supply

Computer Resources

  • HP Z840 Desktop Workstation with 2 X Intel Xeon E5-2630 v4 Deca-Core (20-Core) 40 thread with 128Gb Ram
  • use of Compute Canada