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Bengt Johansson

Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Physical Science and Engineering Division
Center membership : 
Clean Combustion


Education Profile

  • ​​​​​​​​​Ph.D., Lund University, 1995
  • M.Sc., Lund University, 1988

Research Interests


Professor Johansson’s research area is combustion in internal combustion engines. He has a special interest in low temperature combustion, like homogeneous charge compression ignition, HCCI and partially premixed combustion, PPC. He also has an interest in high efficiency thermodynamics.

Selected Publications

  • ​HCCI: Christensen, M., Hultqvist, A., and Johansson, B., "Demonstrating the Multi Fuel Capability of a Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition Engine with Variable Compression Ratio," SAE Technical Paper 1999-01-3679, 1999, doi:10.4271/1999-01-3679.
  • Christensen, M. and Johansson, B., "Supercharged Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) with Exhaust Gas Recirculation and Pilot Fuel," SAE Technical Paper 2000-01-1835, 2000, doi:10.4271/2000-01-1835.
  • Christensen, M., Johansson, B., and Einewall, P., "Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) Using Isooctane, Ethanol and Natural Gas - A Comparison with Spark Ignition Operation," SAE Technical Paper 972874, 1997, doi:10.4271/972874.
  • Aceves, S., Flowers, D., Westbrook, C., Smith, J. et al., "A Multi-Zone Model for Prediction of HCCI Combustion and Emissions," SAE Technical Paper 2000-01-0327, 2000, doi:10.4271/2000-01-0327.
  • Haraldsson, G., Tunestål, P., Johansson, B., and Hyvönen, J., "HCCI Closed-Loop Combustion Control Using Fast Thermal Management," SAE Technical Paper 2004-01-0943, 2004, doi:10.4271/2004-01-0943.
  • Noehre, C., Andersson, M., Johansson, B., and Hultqvist, A., "Characterization of Partially Premixed Combustion," SAE Technical Paper 2006-01-3412, 2006, doi:10.4271/2006-01-3412.
  • PPC: Manente, V., Johansson, B., and Tunestal, P., "Partially Premixed Combustion at High Load using Gasoline and Ethanol, a Comparison with Diesel," SAE Technical Paper 2009-01-0944, 2009, doi:10.4271/2009-01-0944.
  • SI: Tunestål, P., Christensen, M., Einewall, P., Andersson, T. et al., "Hydrogen Addition For Improved Lean Burn Capability of Slow and Fast Burning Natural Gas Combustion Chambers," SAE Technical Paper 2002-01-2686, 2002, doi:10.4271/2002-01-2686.
  • SACI: Persson, H., Hultqvist, A., Johansson, B., and Remón, A., "Investigation of the Early Flame Development in Spark Assisted HCCI Combustion Using High Speed Chemiluminescence Imaging," SAE Technical Paper 2007-01-0212, 2007, doi:10.4271/2007-01-0212.