PASSENGER CAR NOISE CONTROL MEASURES AND THEIR EFFECTS ON FUEL ECONOMY, WEIGHT AND COST

Various passenger car practical noise control measures are presented and discussed. Emphasis is placed on the noise control trade-offs with fuel economy and weight. Both diesel and gasoline powered automobiles were considered. They include: a) reduced engine speed by 10%, b) engine sizing and configuration, c) combustion process, d) engine structures, shielding and enclosures, and e) gas flow.

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  • Pagination: 19 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00315471
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 800439
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 19 1980 12:00AM