The aim of this paper is to investigate the use of fast-response pressure transducers for measuring the instantaneous pressure in different sections of a common-rail diesel injection system, both for a single injection and for multiple injections. The influence of the pressure transducer onto the measured pressure is evaluated numerically by comparing the pressure history computed without the pressure transducer and that computed with the presence, and thus with the disturbance, of this sensor. A new electric circuit is proposed in substitution of the standard electronic central unit, which allows to modify the injection parameters and to perform injections on a test rig, as done in the automotive applications. Experimental results are provided both for a single injection and for multiple injections, to demonstrate the capabilities of the proposed test bench for the unijet injectors.

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