A Parametric Optimization Study of a Hydraulic Valve Actuation System

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SAE World Congress & Exhibition
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Content
A new camless system (referred to as Hydraulic Valve Control - HVC - system) is in an advanced state of prototyping and development. The present paper aims to support the new incoming activities concerning the possible modifications to the geometrical and mechanical characteristics of the system.
The optimization of the new HVC system prototype is done using a multi-objective tool that integrates the hydraulic/mechanical simulator reproducing the physical model, with an optimization software. The latter tool can be used choosing a specific approach among different probabilistic mathematical models; the Genetic Algorithm approach was chosen to achieve the goal of the present study.
The paper describes design optimization of the pilot stage of the actuator for given characteristics of the power stage and of the poppet valve.
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DOI
https://doi.org/10.4271/2008-01-1356
Pages
15
Citation
Battistoni, M., Mariani, F., Foschini, L., and Cristiani, M., "A Parametric Optimization Study of a Hydraulic Valve Actuation System," Engines 1(1):970-984, 2009, https://doi.org/10.4271/2008-01-1356.
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Published
Apr 14, 2008
Product Code
2008-01-1356
Content Type
Journal Article
Language
English