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Editors: Evangelos G. Giakoumis (School of Mechanical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece)
Book Description:
Supercharging has long been established as the most successful means to maximize power output from a specific engine size. Through supercharging, the inlet air density is increased, usually by means of a compressor, and by doing so the amount of air trapped in the cylinders is increased accordingly. As a result, efficient burning of a proportionately higher amount of fuel is enabled.

By far, the most successful version of supercharging is turbocharging. Here, the expansion in a turbine of the exhaust gases leaving the cylinders supplies the power needed to drive the compressor. At the moment, practically all diesel engines are turbocharged, with a continuously increasing penetration in the highly competitive market of SI-powered vehicles.

The current book on turbochargers and turbocharging, comprising fifteen chapters, gathers important and novel research on many modern aspects of turbocharging for all kinds of gasoline and diesel-powered engine applications (automotive, marine and aircraft). For example, characterization of the value proposition of turbocharged vehicles, marine engines turbo-compounding, fundamental issues of turbocharger lag and its relation with engine-out PM emissions, variable geometry compressors, automotive two-stage turbocharging, and dynamic operation of turbochargers including VGT and surging effects are amongst the topics analyzed.

Review papers form a very important part of the book, namely the discussion and in-depth analysis of various automotive boosting systems, turbocharger reduced-order modeling, heat transfer and pulsating flows in turbomachinery, mathematical models for turbocharged engines, and turbomachine-based engine throttling.

A considerable portion of the book (seven chapters) deals with control-oriented modeling techniques relating to the turbocharger and/or the whole engine power-plant. Such models have proven valuable during the design of both turbochargers and turbocharged engines, and are described and discussed in detail for a variety of automotive and aircraft applications.

The target audience of this book includes post-graduate students, engineers and researchers in the field of internal combustion engines (diesel and SI) and turbochargers. (Imprint: Nova)


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Table of Contents:
Preface

Acknowledgments

Chapter 1. A Characterization of the Multi-Functional Value Proposition of Turbocharged Vehicles (pp. 1-30)
(Richard A. Simmons)

Chapter 2. Current Implementation Trends in Boosting Systems for Passenger Cars and Light-Duty Trucks (pp. 31-54)
(Khizer Tufail)

Chapter 3. Model-Based Theoretical Optimization Study of a Turbo-Compound System Installed on a Large Scale Marine Diesel Engine (pp. 55-90)
(Nikolaos F. Sakellaridis, Antonis K. Antonopoulos, Efthimios G. Pariotis and Dimitrios T. Hountalas)

Chapter 4. The Potential of Variable Compressor Geometries for Improving the Operational Behavior of Downsized Gasoline Engines (pp. 91-116)
(Fabian Herbst and Peter Eilts)

Chapter 5. Turbocharger Aero-Thermal Performance under Realistic Flow Conditions: Pulsating Flow and Heat Transfer Considerations (pp. 117-162)
(Adam Feneley and Apostolos Pesiridis)

Chapter 6. Dynamic Modeling, Simulation and Control of Turbochargers (pp. 163-192)
(Lars Eriksson, Xavier Llamas, Kristoffer Ekberg and Viktor Leek)

Chapter 7. Turbocharger Response during Diesel Engine Transient Operation and Effect on Soot Emissions (pp. 193-220)
(Athanasios M. Dimaratos)

Chapter 8. Turbocharging Systems Development for Aircraft Propulsion (pp. 221-270)
(Antonio Paolo Carlucci)

Chapter 9. The Physical Model of a Radial Turbine with Unsteady Flow Used for the Optimization of Turbine Matching (pp. 271-354)
(Oldrich Vitek, Jan Macek and Zdenek Zak)

Chapter 10. Model-Based Control of Turbochargers: A Review of Reduced-Order Modeling (pp. 355-374)
(Thivaharan Albin, Felix Frank)

Chapter 11. Mathematical Modeling Techniques for Turbochargers and Turbocharged Engines (pp. 375-434)
(Agostino Gambarotta)

Chapter 12. Control-Oriented Models for Turbocharged Engines (pp. 435-452)
(Daniel Pachner, Jaroslav Tabaček and Vladimír Havlena)

Chapter 13. A Mathematical Model of a Turbocharging IC Engine Propeller Propulsion System and Its Characteristic Analysis (pp. 453-494)
(Yicheng Zhou and Peng Shan)

Chapter 14. Simulation Analysis of a Two-Stage Turbocharged Diesel Engine during Steady-State and Transient Operation in Terms of Performance and Exhaust Emissions (pp. 495-516)
(Evangelos G. Giakoumis and Georgios P. Kaloritis)

Chapter 15. Engine Throttling by Means of Turbomachinery (pp. 517-530)
(Michael Dirk Boot)

About the Editor (pp. 531-532)

Index (pp. 533)

Total Pages: 538

   Series:
      Mechanical Engineering Theory and Applications
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2017 - 4th Quarter
   Pages: 7x10 - NBC-C
   ISBN: 978-1-53612-239-8
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