Evaluation of the "Nyström" engine

The project aims to experimentally evaluate the "Nystrom engine" (an engine with offset between piston pin and crankshaft). The concept have been developed by Rune Nystrom and Kenneth Eriksson. A SAAB 2.3 L turbocharged gasoline engine Fam III have been converted according to the Nystrom concept will be tested in an engine test cell and the results will be compared with the corresponding production engine.

Participants

Ingemar Denbratt (contact)

Professor at Applied Mechanics, Combustion

Funding

Swedish Energy Agency

Funding years 2011–2012

Related Areas of Advance and Infrastructure

Transport

Area of Advance

Sustainable Development

Chalmers Driving Force

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Latest update

2015-11-05