Determination of Allowable Pushrod Angle Using a Three-Dimensional Valve Train Model

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C. Y. Cheng, D. J. Lewandowski, J. W. David

Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27615

J. Dyn. Sys., Meas., Control 123(3), 408-412 (Jan 30, 1998) (5 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1388297 History: Received January 30, 1998
Copyright © 2001 by ASME
Topics: Valves , Trains , Engines
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Top and side views of valve train
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Initial and rotated positions of valve train
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Comparison of valve motion at seat contact
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Comparison of valve bounce amplitude for entire test range
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Schematic of the experimental test apparatus
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Valve bounce curves for various pushrod angles
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Limit speeds vs. pushrod angles




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