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KIVA-3V, Release 2: Improvements to KIVA-3V
This report describes the changes made in the KIVA-3V computer program since its initial release version dated 24 March 1997. A variety of new features enhance the robustness, efficiency, and usefulness of the overall program for engine modeling. Among these are an automatic restart of the cycle with a reduced timestep in case of iteration limit or temperature overflow, which should greatly reduce the likelihood of having the code crash in mid run. A new option is the automatic deactivation ofdoi:10.2172/9452 fatcat:m5pahtrjnrbifietl2mqyaspnm