The paper is a contribution to the discussion about a suitable future engine architecture, which has to cope with two contrary demands: the high mechanical and thermal loads in the engine and the need for a cost efficient, light weight engine design. Based on combustion related requirements of future emission legislation and expected performance requirements, a possible scenario of engine types and displacements is described. Features of a proposed bottom and top end concept — such as liner and crankcase concept, cylinder head bolt pattern, cylinder head concept, and suitable materials — are discussed, with the target to define a solution especially capable of high cylinder peak pressures and cost efficient at the same time.
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Trend-Setting Engine Architecture for HD Truck Engines Driven by Future Development Targets
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Neitz, M, Quadflieg, F, Ruhkamp, L, Steffens, C, & Wartmann, P. "Trend-Setting Engine Architecture for HD Truck Engines Driven by Future Development Targets." Proceedings of the ASME 2006 Internal Combustion Engine Division Spring Technical Conference. ASME 2006 Internal Combustion Engine Division Spring Technical Conference (ICES2006). Aachen, Germany. May 7–10, 2006. pp. 633-643. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/ICES2006-1431
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