Ideal Drive-by-Wire Response in Diesel Engines 2005-01-4116
The Diesel engine popularity has been increasing for the last years, mainly in Europe, where the Diesel passenger cars fleet surpassed the petrol one. Such popularity is not only a result of fuel consumptions benefits, but also a result of a combination of all engine attributes performance including powertrain NVH and drivability. Thus, the common rail technology must provide capabilities to improve the attributes for this competitive and demanding market. This paper intends to idealize the drive-by-wire response in Diesel engines, which is a technological feature that contributes to achieve the customer vehicle performance feel and drivability expectation.