Automotive Engine Alternatives by Charles A. Amann (auth.), Robert L. Evans (eds.)

By Charles A. Amann (auth.), Robert L. Evans (eds.)

This ebook includes the complaints of the overseas Symposium on replacement and complicated car Engines, held in Vancouver, B.C., on August eleven and 12, 1986. The symposium was once backed by means of EXPO 86 and The collage of British Columbia, and used to be a part of the really good sessions application of EXPO 86, the 1986 world's reasonable held in Vancouver. a few eighty attendees have been drawn from eleven nations, representing the tutorial, automobile­ purpose and massive engine groups. the aim of the symposium used to be to supply a severe assessment of the foremost choices to the interior combustion engine. The scope of the symposium was once constrained to attention of combustion engines, in order that electrical energy, for instance, used to be no longer thought of. This was once now not a reflec­ tion at the attainable contribution which electrical propulsion could make sooner or later, yet really an try and concentration the court cases extra sharply than if all attainable propulsion structures were thought of. during this approach all the participants have been capable of perform the occasionally vigorous dialogue periods following the presentation of every paper.

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Single combustion chamber, fuel injection before TDC, heat release controlled by reaction rate (early injection). 2. Single main combustion chamber, fuel injection during combustion, heat release controlled by injection rate (late injection). 3. Fuel lean main combustion chamber and fuel rich prechamber, fuel injection into the prechamber, heat release controlled by ignition and subseqent combustion of the main chamber by the prechamber. 4. Fuel lean main combustion chamber and fuel rich prechamber, carburetted air-fuel preparation charged with separate intake valves, heat release controlled by ignition and subseqent combustion of the main chamber by the prechamber (three valve concept).

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The inherent ly poor combustion-chamber geometry led to high HC emissions. S. combined cycle, but only if the variable-stroke mechanism involved added no friction . With additional mechanism friction, the projected fuel-economy gain could be rapidly eroded. An alternative way to vary displacement is to render some cylinders inoperative by deactivating their valves. One way of accomplishi ng t his , illustrated in Fig. 26 , is to move the rocker- arm fulcrum over the valve tip. Cylinder deactivation has been applied in the U.

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