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Volume 302, 201918th International Conference Diagnostics of Machines and Vehicles
|Number of page(s)||10|
|Section||Diagnostics of Various Technical Objects|
|Published online||29 November 2019|
Exploitation of Car Turbochargers - Selected Problems
1 University of Science and Technology in Bydgoszcz, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Al. prof. S. Kaliskiego 7, 85-796 Bydgoszcz, Poland
2 UTH Technical and Commercial University, Ul. Jutrzenki 135, 02-231 Warsaw, Poland
* Corresponding author: firstname.lastname@example.org
In order to increase the filling of the cylinder in the engine, a so-called charge is applied, which consists in increasing the amount of air input under increased pressure and at an unchanged temperature. This increases the density of that air and increases the mass in the engine cylinder. In most cars, the charging is carried out by an exhaust gas turbocharger or a mechanical compressor. This paper presents the issues that concern the failure of turbochargers resulting from their balance by weight reduction method. Selected aspects concerning consequences of incorrect balancing and methods of reducing unbalanced rotor mass. A key part of the work includes a proposal to balance turbochargers of automotive vehicles using the "weight-adjustment"method. In this scope, preliminary studies were presente and conclusions observed during their implementation were described.
© The Authors, published by EDP Sciences, 2019
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