Tribology of piston skirt conjunction

Frictional losses in the piston skirt to cylinder liner conjunction account for approximately 2.5% of the energy supplied to the modern car [1]. These losses are contributed by viscous shear of the lubricant and asperity interactions on the contiguous surfaces. However, for most of the piston cycle...

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Main Authors: Bryn Littlefair, S.J. Howell-Smith, Stephanos Theodossiades, P.D. King, Homer Rahnejat
Format: Default Conference proceeding
Published: 2011
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