EFFECT OF EMISSION CONSTRAINTS ON OPTIMUM ENGINE SIZE AND FUEL ECONOMY

A matrix of cars at three different inertia weights and various displacements were tailored to determine the optimum engine size for best fuel economy within emission and driveability constraints. Two emission standards were considered 1.5 HC/15 CO/2.0 NOX and 0.41 HC/3.4 CO/2.0 NOX. The engine size for best fuel economy varied with vehicle inertia weight and emission standard. /GMRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  USA  15096
  • Authors:
    • Nicholson, R C
    • Niepoth, G W
  • Publication Date: 1976-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 11 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00145265
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 760046
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 31 1977 12:00AM