Browse Publications Technical Papers 2003-01-2278
2003-06-23

Throttle Body Design for Optimum Driver Feedback 2003-01-2278

The airflow through a standard automotive throttle body is not exactly proportional to the displacement of the accelerator pedal. Therefore, another method is needed to open the butterfly valve in order to ensure that airflow through the throttle body is metered equal to pedal displacement. This paper finds that the implementation of a cam-type pulley is necessary to achieve this prescribed goal.

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