Accession Number:

ADA009214

Title:

A Review of Proposed Automotive Carburetor Concepts for Improved Fuel Economy.

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept. May-Sep 74,

Corporate Author:

AEROSPACE CORP EL SEGUNDO CALIF ENVIRONMENTAL AND URBAN DIV

Report Date:

1975-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

94.0

Abstract:

This report summarizes available information pertaining to proposed concepts for improved automotive carburetors. In particular, information is provided which depicts the development and performance characteristics of a selected number of advanced, novel, or new carburetors which have been brought to the attention of the Department of Transportation as having the potential to improve automotive fuel economy. To provide a basis of perspective, a discussion of the basic requirements, construction, method of operating, and inherent limitations of conventional carburetors and induction systems is included.

Subject Categories:

  • Surface Transportation and Equipment
  • Combustion and Ignition
  • Reciprocating and Rotating Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE