Considerations are detailed which are important in matching diesel engines with transmission, components, etc., for use on commercial vehicles, specifically truck application. The market currently served by diesel engines is surveyed, an overall view of the engine application process is given. Engine-transmission-vehicle matching and performance are discussed. The engine services supplied by the vehicle are detailed. These services are those which relate to the provision of cool and clean air, water, oil and fuel, exhaust removal engine mounting, temperature control of the engine, coolant flow arrangements, accessories, and cold weather operations. COmments are also made on noise exhaust emissions.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • 21st L. Ray Buckendale Lecture.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  United States  15096
  • Authors:
    • Myers, P S
  • Publication Date: 1975

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 28 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00096481
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SP-391
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 13 1975 12:00AM