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Comprex-Supercharging eliminates Trade-off of Performance, Fuel Economy and Emissions
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published August 01, 1988 by SAE International in United States
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The Comprex is the first pressure wave machine to reach series maturity. The direct contact between the media exhaust gas and combustion air permits a transfer of energy at high efficiency. Because of its basic characteristics, the pressure wave machine is especially well suited for the supercharging of passenger car diesel engines. It exhibits a spontaneous response and achieves high supercharging rates over a wide operation range, thereby contributing to an improvement in fuel economy. For the purpose of reducing emissions, it offers a simple means of providing EGR, thermal conditioning of the charge air, catalytic aftertreatment of the exhaust gas in the cell wheel and a compact particulate trap arrangement.
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CitationMayer, A., "Comprex-Supercharging eliminates Trade-off of Performance, Fuel Economy and Emissions," SAE Technical Paper 881152, 1988, https://doi.org/10.4271/881152.
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