Impact of the piston secondary motion on its slap force

Zhang, Baocheng, Li, Tong, Zhan, Haifei, & Gu, Y.T. (2014) Impact of the piston secondary motion on its slap force. Applied Mechanics and Materials, 553, pp. 582-587.

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A theoretical model is developed for the analysis of piston secondary motion. Based on this model, the slap force of a specific L6 diesel engine was compared when considering different boundary conditions, such as lubricating oil on cylinder liner, surface roughness, deformation of cylinder liner and piston skirt. It is concluded that it is necessary to consider the secondary motion of piston in the analysis of the inner excitation for an internal combustion engine. A more comprehensive consideration of the boundary condition (i.e., more close to the actual condition) will lead to a smaller maximum slap force, and among all boundary conditions considered in this paper, the structural deformation of the piston skirt and cylinder liner is the most influential factor. The theoretical model developed and findings obtained in this study will benefit the future analysis and design of advanced internal combustion engine structures.

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ID Code: 72173
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
Keywords: Internal Combustion Engine, Piston, Secondary Motion, Slap Force
DOI: 10.4028/
ISSN: 1660-9336
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > MATERIALS ENGINEERING (091200) > Materials Engineering not elsewhere classified (091299)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > ENGINEERING (090000) > MECHANICAL ENGINEERING (091300) > Numerical Modelling and Mechanical Characterisation (091307)
Divisions: Current > Schools > School of Chemistry, Physics & Mechanical Engineering
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Deposited On: 28 May 2014 05:14
Last Modified: 23 Apr 2015 06:28

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