Friction of compression-ignition engines

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"The cost in mean effective pressure of generating air flow in the combustion chambers of single-cylinder compression-ignition engines was determined for the prechamber and the displaced-piston types of combustion chamber. For each type a wide range of air-flow quantities, speeds, and boost pressures was investigated. Supplementary tests were made to determine the effect of lubricating-oil temperature, cooling-water temperature, and compression ratio on the friction mean effective pressure of the single-cylinder test engine" (p. 1).

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Moore, Charles S. & Collins, John H., Jr. August 1936.

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"The cost in mean effective pressure of generating air flow in the combustion chambers of single-cylinder compression-ignition engines was determined for the prechamber and the displaced-piston types of combustion chamber. For each type a wide range of air-flow quantities, speeds, and boost pressures was investigated. Supplementary tests were made to determine the effect of lubricating-oil temperature, cooling-water temperature, and compression ratio on the friction mean effective pressure of the single-cylinder test engine" (p. 1).

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R10623
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930081333 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-TN-577
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930081333
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc54223

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Moore, Charles S. & Collins, John H., Jr. Friction of compression-ignition engines, report, August 1936; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc54223/: accessed December 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.