Design and Development of KSV Engine

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M. J. Helmich

Development Division, The Cooper-Bessemer Corporation, Mount Vernon, Ohio

L. S. Ulrey

Four-Cycle Engines, The Cooper-Bessemer Corporation, Mount Vernon, Ohio

J. Eng. Power 85(2), 85-98 (Apr 01, 1963) (14 pages) doi:10.1115/1.3675238 History: Received December 27, 1961; Online January 10, 2012


This paper describes the prominent design features of new KSV model, 13 1/2 in. bore by 16 1/2 in. stroke, gas, gas-diesel, and diesel engine recently developed for heavy duty service in the oil and gas industry. Mechanical and thermodynamic difficulties that occurred during development test and their solutions are outlined in detail. Performance data obtained during test evaluation are presented and methods to increase specific output are described.

Copyright © 1963 by ASME
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