E3S Web Conf.
Volume 95, 2019The 3rd International Conference on Power, Energy and Mechanical Engineering (ICPEME 2019)
|Number of page(s)||7|
|Section||Materials Science and Engineering|
|Published online||13 May 2019|
Cylinder liner deformation orders and efficiency of a piston ring-pack
Politecnico di Torino, Corso Duca degli Abruzzi 24, 10129 Torino, Italy
2 Universiteti Politeknik I Tiranes, Sheshi Nene Tereza 1, 1001 Tirana, Albania
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
One of the several losses of a combustion chamber is the gas leakage toward the crankcase due to imperfect sealing of the rings. It is commonly known as blow by and it affects efficiency and emissions. The paper initially describes a bibliographic review of the phenomenon, together with the equations of the system. A typical piston ring pack for internal combustion engine is proposed to be analysed and solved using ©Ricardo RINGPAK Solver. A specific issue such as Bore distortion orders were used to investigate the sealing capacity of the ring-pack in terms of ring dynamics, inter-ring pressures and mass flows. Bore distortion orders and their magnitude showed to affect the ring pack behavior. Order zero distortion resulted to be the most important order due to the highest amount of gas lost in the crankcase, while orders three and four resulted to generate high blow-by values, even if their magnitude of distortion is lower in comparison to other orders.
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