Modeling and Validation of a Diesel Engine with Turbocharger for Hardware-in-the-Loop Applications
AbstractThis paper presents a simulator model of a diesel engine with a turbocharger for hardware-in-the-loop (HIL) applications, which is used to obtain engine performance data to study the engine performance under faulty conditions, to assist engineers in diagnosis and estimation, and to assist engineers in model-based calibration (MBC). The whole diesel engine system is divided into several functional blocks: air block, injection block, cylinder block, crankshaft block, cooling block, lubrication block, and accessory block. The diesel engine model is based on physical level, semi-physical level and mathematical level concepts, and developed by Matlab/Simulink. All the model parameters are estimated using weighted least-squares optimization and the tuning process details are presented. Since the sub-model coupling may cause errors, the validation process is then given to make the model more accurate. The results show that the tuning process is important for the functional blocks and the validation process is useful for the accuracy of the whole engine model. Subsequently, this program could be used as a plant model for MBC, to develop and test engine control units (ECUs) on HIL equipment for the purpose of improving ECU performance. View Full-Text
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Yin, J.; Su, T.; Guan, Z.; Chu, Q.; Meng, C.; Jia, L.; Wang, J.; Zhang, Y. Modeling and Validation of a Diesel Engine with Turbocharger for Hardware-in-the-Loop Applications. Energies 2017, 10, 685.
Yin J, Su T, Guan Z, Chu Q, Meng C, Jia L, Wang J, Zhang Y. Modeling and Validation of a Diesel Engine with Turbocharger for Hardware-in-the-Loop Applications. Energies. 2017; 10(5):685.Chicago/Turabian Style
Yin, Jinguan; Su, Tiexiong; Guan, Zhuowei; Chu, Quanhong; Meng, Changjiang; Jia, Li; Wang, Jun; Zhang, Yangang. 2017. "Modeling and Validation of a Diesel Engine with Turbocharger for Hardware-in-the-Loop Applications." Energies 10, no. 5: 685.
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