Accession Number : AD1002655


Title :   Laboratory Test of Reciprocating Internal Combustion Engines


Descriptive Note : Technical Report,04 Feb 2015,04 Feb 2016


Corporate Author : US Army Aberdeen Test Center Aberdeen Proving Ground United States


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/1002655.pdf


Report Date : 04 Feb 2016


Pagination or Media Count : 39


Abstract : This TOP prescribes procedures for analyzing the performance and endurance of reciprocating internal combustion engines. Test equipment includes engine dynamometers, precision fuel flow meters, oil conditioners, coolant conditioners, exhaust gas analyzers, and metrological monitors. Major factors to be considered when testing for performance include, but are not limited to, differences in fuels, lubrication, temperatures, engine control module parameters, component wear, exhaust, and air intake systems. Power train component such as transmissions and transmission steering devices are not covered in this TOP.


Descriptors :   INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES , TORQUE , HORSEPOWER , SPEED , INJECTORS , FUEL CONSUMPTION , Department of Defense , TEST AND EVALUATION , PERFORMANCE (ENGINEERING)


Subject Categories : Reciprocating and Rotating Engines


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE