Convergent Science

The Science of Combustion: Achates Power uses CFD simulation and optimization to find the best opposed-piston engine design


Fabien Redon, VP of technology development at Achates Power (pronounced A-kay-tees), is currently prevented from revealing the recognizable commercial vehicle makers working with his company by confidentiality agreements. But if I want to get a sense of the energy and efficiency of his company’s flagship products, opposed-piston engines (OPE), Redeon suggests that all I have to do is observe the stream of delivery trucks pulling in and out of large grocery chains. Read more…



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