THE UNSTEADY GAS FLOW BEHAVIOUR IN A CHARGE COOLED ROTARY PISTON ENGINE

Mathematical models of the open cycle gas exchange process and the closed cycle combustion process are developed for a Wankel engine. The theoretical model of the complete engine operating cycle is programmed for a digital computer and the results are shown for a small single rotor charge cooled Wankel engine. The predicted pressure diagrams in the working chamber and in the inlet, transfer and exhaust ducts are compared with measured values as is the predicted volumetric efficiency relationship with engine speed. The predicted charging efficiency relationship with engine speed is also compared with the measured brake mean effective pressure characteristics to demonstrate the usefulness of the theoretical model. /SASI/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  USA  15096
  • Authors:
    • Blair, G P
    • FLECK, R
  • Publication Date: 1977-9

Media Info

  • Pagination: 20 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00183010
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 770763
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 3 1978 12:00AM