By David Cole (auth.), John C. Hilliard, George S. Springer (eds.)

Concern concerning the diminished availability and the elevated fee of petroleum fuels triggered nice efforts in recent times to minimize the gas intake of vehicle­ mobiles. the continuing efforts to minimize gasoline intake have addressed many suitable components, together with elevated engine functionality, diminished friction, use of light-weight fabrics, and diminished aerodynamic drag. the result of the investigations assessing a few of the elements affecting gas financial system were released in journals, convention complaints, and in corporation and govt stories. This proliferation of technical details makes it tough for employees to maintain abreast of aU advancements. the fabric awarded during this publication brings jointly in one quantity a lot of the correct fabrics, summarizes a number of the cutting-edge theories and information, and gives wide lists of references. therefore, it really is was hoping that this publication can be an invaluable reference for experts and working towards engineers drawn to the gasoline financial system of autos. J. C. HILLIARD o. S. SPRINGER vii CONTENTS 1. automobile gas economic system David Cole I. creation and heritage. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 . . . . . . . . . . n. gasoline economic system elements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . nine A. Engine................................................... eleven B. force educate. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . C. automobile elements. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 . . . . . . . . . . . . . D. working elements. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 . . . . . . . . . . . . E. attempt Cycles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . References . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2. gasoline economic climate AND EMISSIONS J. T. Kummer I. creation .................................................. . 35 n. Emission rules .......................................... .

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Some of these, such as methane and saturated hydrocarbons, react catalytically with oxygen slowly enough after 50,000 miles durability so that their catalytic removal can be very incomplete. IT the engine-out hydrocarbons of these species are sufficiently high (large vehicle), with a high fuel economy calibration so that they cannot be removed catalytically by catalysts aged for 50,000 miles to give the required hydrocarbon emission levels, then these engine-out emissions may have to be reduced by spark retard with a concomitant fuel economy loss.

T. Kummer 4. The hydrocarbon emissions of an engine contain many molecular species. Some of these, such as methane and saturated hydrocarbons, react catalytically with oxygen slowly enough after 50,000 miles durability so that their catalytic removal can be very incomplete. IT the engine-out hydrocarbons of these species are sufficiently high (large vehicle), with a high fuel economy calibration so that they cannot be removed catalytically by catalysts aged for 50,000 miles to give the required hydrocarbon emission levels, then these engine-out emissions may have to be reduced by spark retard with a concomitant fuel economy loss.

14 from Ref. 12. This confirms the qualitative findings of most drivers that it is more economical to drive in the summer than in the winter. 5. Roadway Factors Modest variations in roadway or highway surfaces have little impact on fuel economy at least for dry pavement. Of course, totally different pavement surfaces such as unpaved gravel or sand or wet and snowy surfaces can result in substantial fuel economy degradation. 31 Automotive Fuel Economy 80 PERCENT OF FULLY WARMED-UP CITY ECONOMY 9O"F AMBIENT TEMPERATURE 70"F AMBIENT TEMPERATURE 3O"F AMBIENT TEMPERATURE 10" F AMBIENT TEMPERATURE 2 4 8 8 10 12 14 18 TRIP LENGTH -MILES FIGURE 14.

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