OPTIMUM WORKING FLUIDS FOR AUTOMOTIVE RANKINE ENGINES. VOLUME I. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY
Four major tasks are summarized: (1) Establishing working fluid selection criteria; (2) Searching for and screening a large group of fluid candidates; (3) Developing a comprehensive data base for the most promising two candidates; (4) Predicting optimum engine designs, one reciprocating and one turbine, involving the two preferred working fluids.
- Prepared in cooperation with Sundstrand Aviation, Rockford, Ill. Paper copy also available in set of 4 reports as PB-239 246-SET, PC$20.00.
Monsanto Research Corporation800 North Lindbergh Boulevard
St Louis, MO United States
Environmental Protection AgencyDivision of Advanced Automotive Power Systems Development
Ann Arbor, MI United States
Sundstrand AviationAlpine and Harrison
Rockford, IL United States 61101
- Miller, D R
- Null, H R
- Thompson, Q E
- Publication Date: 1973-6
- Pagination: 37 p.
- TRT Terms: Automotive engineering; Benzene; Computer programs; Design; Economic efficiency; Flammability; Fluids; Fuels; Gas turbines; Optimization; Piston engines; Rankine engines; Thermodynamics; Toxicity; Vehicle power plants
- Uncontrolled Terms: Efficiency; Fluorocarbons
- Old TRIS Terms: Automobile engines; Pyridines; Rankine cycle
- Subject Areas: Design; Economics; Energy; Geotechnology; Highways; Materials; Safety and Human Factors; Vehicles and Equipment;
- Accession Number: 00091117
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Contract Numbers: EPA-68-04-0030
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Jun 26 1975 12:00AM