DETROIT -- Leading large-scale rotary-engine maker Rotary Power International will begin development of a hydrogen-fueled rotary engine generator set. RPI says the geometry of the rotary engine, particularly its ability to prevent pre-ignition of highly flammable fuels with rapid combustion characteristics and high sensitivity to surface ignition — and to burn extremely lean fuel mixtures — make it a choice use for hydrogen. The company currently builds engines using gaseous and liquid ...

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