Free Piston Engine Based Off-Road Vehicles

Lead Researcher: Chen Zhang, Prof. Zongxuan Sun (PI)

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CCEFP Webinar

Fluid Power Research Update: Free Piston Engine Based Off-Road Vehicles Webcast

We’ve written before about the fluid power research projects coming out of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power. Ten new research projects have recently been selected for funding. One such project is the Free Piston Engine Based Off-Road…

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FPIRC16

Fluid Power Research Update: Free Piston Engine Based Off-Road Vehicles at FPIRC16

We’ve written before about the fluid power research projects coming out of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power. Ten new research projects have recently been selected for funding. One such project is the Free Piston Engine Based Off-Road…

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Free Piston Engine Diagram

New Fluid Power Research: Free Piston Engine Based Off-Road Vehicles

We’ve written before about the fluid power research projects coming out of the Center for Compact and Efficient Fluid Power. Ten new research projects have recently been selected for funding, and a number of these new projects were presented at…

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Researcher Profile

Chen Zhang is now a fourth year PhD student in Professor Zongxuan Sun’s group working on the free piston engine hydraulic pump project.  His research interests include dynamic system modeling and control, combustion, and hydraulic system control. Read More →