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Techniques Used in Achieving a High Specific Airflow for High-Output, Medium-Speed Diesel Engines

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J. A. Pope

Mirrlees-National Limited, Hazel Grove, Stockport, Cheshire, England

J. Eng. Power 89(2), 265-275 (Apr 01, 1967) (11 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3616666 History: Received January 06, 1966; Online August 25, 2011

Abstract

This paper discusses the factors which influence the airflow through the cylinder heads, and valves, on high-output, medium-speed diesel engines and the techniques used to achieve a high specific airflow. Descriptions of the methods used to flow test cylinder head ports are given, together with details of polynomial cam design. The results of some tests with a variable-timing camshaft, showing the effect of advance of exhaust-valve opening point, are included.

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