1981-06-01

An Analysis of the Movement of the Crankshaft Journals during Engine Firing 810772

In order to clarify the generation mechanism of engine noise, which is a significant problem in the fast-burn engine, the behavior of the crankshaft, the force transferred to the main bearing caps supporting the crankshaft, and the deformation of the cylinder block were analyzed during engine firing.As a result, it was determined that the crankshaft which deflects due to inertial force pushes the bearings violently under combustion pressure and causes intense fore-and-aft vibration of the bearings, which in turn causes vibration of the cylinder-block skirt. This is a main cause of combustion noise.

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