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Engineering an Optimum Air-Flow Subsystem for Your Engine
ISSN: 0148-7191, e-ISSN: 2688-3627
Published November 16, 1998 by SAE International in United States
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The process and the tools that are used for engineering an optimum engine air-flow subsystem are critical for the successful execution of an engine program. From the perspective of the Air-Flow Subsystem Engineer, the requirements and concept subsystem of components, component subsystem, engine subsystem, and vehicle system engineering processes are described. Additionally, applicable tools such as benchmarking, engine cycle simulation, vehicle simulation, computational fluid dynamics, steady air-flow bench, engine dynamometer, and vehicle testing are explained. As an example, this paper illustrates the process by which a modern, high-performance, high-volume production-intent engine air-flow subsystem, in particular, the intake manifold component, is engineered and how these tools are applied.
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CitationAgnew, D. and Romblom, E., "Engineering an Optimum Air-Flow Subsystem for Your Engine," SAE Technical Paper 983049, 1998, https://doi.org/10.4271/983049.
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