Heat Transfer Analysis in a Turbocharger Compressor: Modeling and Experiments 2006-01-0023
Usually, the simulation of a turbocharger included in a diesel engine model relies typically on the assumption of adiabaticity for the compressor. However experiments on a turbocharger test bench show that the heat transfers from the turbine to the compressor have a major influence on the compressor performances. So the manufacturers maps must be modified or used with a new method taking into account heat transfers. The methods proposed are a simple way to take into account heat transfers when the performance maps are used. They give results in relative good agreement with experimental measures in comparison to their easiness of use.