Hydrogen-Fueled Spark Ignition Engines

Sebastian Verhelst, James W. G. Turner

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2 Scopus citations


Hydrogen is most easily used as combustion engine fuel in a spark ignition engine. This chapter starts from the properties of hydrogen and hydrogen mixtures to present the various options for running spark ignition engines on hydrogen, reviewing the power density potential, emissions and efficiency. This is then linked to past and present research and development of hydrogen fueled vehicles, before concluding with the most promising emerging markets.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHydrogen for Future Thermal Engines
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)9783031284113
StatePublished - Jul 15 2023

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering
  • Management, Monitoring, Policy and Law


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