Engine Testing: The Design, Building, Modification And Use Of Powertrain Test Facilities

Paperback | October 30, 2017

byA. J. Martyr, M A Plint

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Engine Testing is a unique, well-organized and comprehensive collection of the different aspects of engine and vehicle testing equipment and infrastructure for anyone involved in facility design and management, physical testing and the maintenance, upgrading and trouble shooting of testing equipment. Designed so that its chapters can all stand alone to be read in sequence or out of order as needed, Engine Testing is also an ideal resource for automotive engineers required to perform testing functions whose jobs do not involve engine testing on a regular basis. This recognized standard reference for the subject is now enhanced with new chapters on hybrid testing, OBD on-board diagnostics and sensor signals from modern engines. One of few books dedicated to engine testing and a true, recognized market-leader on the subject Covers all key aspects of this large topic, including test-cell design and setup, data management, and dynamometer selection and use, with new chapters on hybrid testing, OBD on-board diagnostics and sensor signals from modern engines Brings together otherwise scattered information on the theory and practice of engine testing into one up-to-date reference for automotive engineers who must refer to such knowledge on a daily basis

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Engine Testing is a unique, well-organized and comprehensive collection of the different aspects of engine and vehicle testing equipment and infrastructure for anyone involved in facility design and management, physical testing and the maintenance, upgrading and trouble shooting of testing equipment. Designed so that its chapters can a...

A.J. Martyr has held senior technical positions with several of the major test plant manufacturers and consultancy firms over the last 40 years. He is now Honorary Visiting Professor of Powertrain Engineering at Bradford University.M.A.Plint died in November 1998, four days after the publication of the second edition and after a long a...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:600 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:October 30, 2017Publisher:Butterworth (trade)Language:English

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ISBN - 10:0081013205

ISBN - 13:9780081013205

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Preface Acknowledgements 1. Introduction 2. Test facility specification, system integration, and project organisation 3. Quality and H&S legislation and management, type approval, test correlation and reporting of results 4. The Test Cell as a Thermodynamic System 5. Powertrain test facility design and construction 6. Electrical design requirements of Test Facilities 7. Ventilation and air conditioning in powertrain test facilities 8. Test cell cooling water and exhaust gas systems 9. Fuel and oil storage, supply & treatment 10. Vibration and noise 11. Dynamometers: the measurement of torque, speed and power 12. Rigging the Engine and shaft selection 13. Test cell safety, control, and data acquisition 14. Data handling, the use of modeling and post-test processing 15. Measurement of fuel, combustion air, and oil consumption 16. The Combustion process and combustion analysis 17. Engine exhaust emissions 18. Chassis or rolling road dynamometers Anechoic test cells; NVH & EMC testing 19. The pursuit and definition of accuracy 20. Tribology, Fuel and Lubrication testing 21. Appendix