1969-02-01

Critical Comparison of Low-Emission Otto and Rankine Engine for Automotive Use 690044

The paper deals with reciprocating and rotary Rankine cycle engines using steam and organic fluids. It compares these theoretical engines to the present existing Otto cycle. The comparison considers size, torque, economy, emissions, response, maintenance, and reliability. Advantages and disadvantages of the various power systems are discussed and problem areas are identified.

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