An Investigation on the Efficiency Correction Method of the Turbocharger at Low Speed
AbstractThe heat transfer in the turbocharger occurs due to the temperature difference between the exhaust gas and intake air, coolant, and oil. This heat transfer causes the efficiency of the compressor and turbine to be distorted, which is known to be exacerbated during low rotational speeds. Thus, this study proposes a method to mitigate the distortion of the test result data caused by heat transfer in the turbocharger. With this method, the representative compressor temperature is defined and the heat transfer rate of the compressor is calculated by considering the effect of the oil and turbine inlet temperatures at low rotation speeds, when the cold and the hot gas test are simultaneously performed. The correction of compressor efficiency, depending on the turbine inlet temperature, was performed through both hot and cold gas tests and the results showed a maximum of 16% error prior to correction and a maximum of 3% error after the correction. In addition, it shows that it is possible to correct the efficiency distortion of the turbocharger by heat transfer by correcting to the combined turbine efficiency based on the corrected compressor efficiency. View Full-Text
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Chung, J.E.; Chung, J.W.; Kim, N.H.; Lee, S.W.; Kim, G.Y. An Investigation on the Efficiency Correction Method of the Turbocharger at Low Speed. Energies 2018, 11, 269.
Chung JE, Chung JW, Kim NH, Lee SW, Kim GY. An Investigation on the Efficiency Correction Method of the Turbocharger at Low Speed. Energies. 2018; 11(2):269.Chicago/Turabian Style
Chung, Jin E.; Chung, Jae W.; Kim, Nam H.; Lee, Sang W.; Kim, Gi Y. 2018. "An Investigation on the Efficiency Correction Method of the Turbocharger at Low Speed." Energies 11, no. 2: 269.
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