1984-09-01

Piston and ring mechanical losses 841296

An engine was equipped with a view to measuring piston - ring-liner friction. Problems involving leakage, vibration and elimination of spurious forces were apprehended and resolved. The effect of some parameters was studied. Substantial gains seem possible which would improve engine fuel consumption.

SAE MOBILUS

Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 43% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: With TechSelect, you decide what SAE Technical Papers you need, when you need them, and how much you want to pay.
X