The use of hydrogen as a fuel for an internal combustion engines has caused many problems for years, the most significant of which seems to be the excessive emission of nitrogen oxides and the tendency to knock combustion. In order to ensure better control of the combustion process in a internal combustion engine powered by hydrogen, it has been proposed to use a split combustion chamber solution. Following paper contains a description of a hydrogen combustion system that includes an analysis of possible technical solutions. The considerations take into account the issues of the dual nature of hydrogen knocking and the problem of burning a stratified charge of a hydrogen-air mixture in a cylinder.
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