Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers 1994: Turbocharging and Turbochargers

Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers 1994: Turbocharging and Turbochargers

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A collection of papers presented at a conference organized by the IMechE in June 1994. All aspects of design, development and application of turbochargers, superchargers and charge air systems are extensively covered in this book.
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  • Paperback | 350 pages
  • 200 x 250mm | 894g
  • Professional Engineering Publishing
  • Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
  • Ill.
  • 0852989083
  • 9780852989081

Table of contents

Extension of the filling and emptying engine performance simulation method to include gas-dynamics effects; Computer simulation of turbocharged marine diesel engines and its application for engine and turbocharger diagnosis; A simple "field-proven" engine performance prediction programme; Development of titanium aluminide turbocharger rotor; Impeller surface treatments for hostile environments; Compressor wheel manufacture - fine art or sure science?; Use of crack life evaluation in turbocharger component design; Analysis of transient exhaust emissions in a turbocharged vehicle diesel engine; Prediction of emissions from a turbocharged passenger car diesel engine using a neural network; Investigation of variable valve area strategies for a turbocharged 4-valve SI engine; Exhaust gas turbocharged SI engines and their ability of meeting future demands; Turbocharger matching on the Hino K13C charge-cooled heavy-duty engine; Jaguar's supercharged 6-cylinder engine; Screw-type supercharger enables fuel-economic supercharging-pressure control for passenger car engines; Investigation of flow characteristics in the exhaust manifold of a wastegate turbocharged medium-speed diesel engine; Retrofitment of high-performance turbochargers to a rail-traction diesel engine for improving engine efficiency, reliability and power output; Heavy oil fuelling and solid particle erosion in turbocharger turbines; Controlling a variable-geometry turbine nozzle on a turbocharger fitted to a diesel engine in a submarine environment; A variable geometry turbocharger for a submarine diesel engine; A new pre-expanding turbocharging system; The pulse-flow performance and modelling of radial inflow turbines; Comparisons of laser measurements and pneumatic measurements in a turbocharger turbine; Application of rotor characteristics for one-dimensional turbine-modelling; Aspects of the characteristics of radial flow turbines; One-dimensional passage modelling of a radial turbine on the basis of design specifications; A one-dimensional performance prediction method for radial inflow turbines; A one-dimensional design method for a turbocharger compressor vaned diffuser; Development of high-pressure-ratio turbocharger compressor; Turbocharger compressors for passenger car and commercial vehicle applications; A turbocharger bearing dynamometer; MET turbocharger technology for higher-pressure ratio.
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