AUTOMOBILE ENGINE CONTROL PARAMETERS STUDY. VOLUME II. STATUS OF FOREIGN ENGINE CONTROL PRACTICES

The report contains the results of a study to evaluate automobile engine control parameters and their effects on vehicle fuel economy and emissions. Volume II treats selected foreign manufacturers. The principal topics reviewed for the twenty-eight engines selected for study are engine design modifications, intake system, carburetion, ignition system, emission control devices and fuel economy effects. Also included is a discussion of the operational characteristics and design features of engine control hardware, systems, and techniques, and their general implications on fuel economy and emissions.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • See also Volume 1, PB-281183.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Aerospace Corporation

    Mobile Systems Group, 2350 East El Segundo Blvd
    El Segundo, CA  USA  90245

    Transportation Systems Center

    55 Broadway, Kendall Square
    Cambridge, MA  USA  02142
  • Authors:
    • Roessler, W U
    • Covey, R R
    • Muraszew, A
  • Publication Date: 1977-2

Media Info

  • Pagination: 191 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00176289
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT-TSC-OST-76-56.IIFinal Rpt.
  • Contract Numbers: F04701-76-C-0077
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 19 1978 12:00AM