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Component Wear in Coal-Fueled Diesel Engines

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P. L. Flynn

GE Transportation Systems, Erie, PA

G. L. Leonard, R. L. Mehan

GE Corporate Research, Schenectady, NY

J. Eng. Gas Turbines Power 111(3), 521-529 (Jul 01, 1989) (9 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3240284 History: Received August 01, 1988; Online October 15, 2009

Abstract

Practical use of coal-fueled diesel engines depends on the improvement of component durability. The wear characteristics of standard materials in the coal-fueled engine were studied first. Candidate wear-resistant materials were sorted by bench-scale tests. The best material combinations were applied to small-scale engine tests for operation on seeded diesel fuel. Components with hard materials and coatings were scaled up for coal-water mixture testing on the locomotive engine. Results indicate practical solutions for ring and liner wear and positive progress toward defining the material requirements for the fuel injection nozzle.

Copyright © 1989 by ASME
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