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Author Sheridan, L.A.D. ♦ Goyder, R. ♦ Cherrie, J.B. ♦ Morton, T.M.
Sponsorship IEEE Control Syst. Soc
Source IEEE Xplore Digital Library
Content type Text
Publisher Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
File Format PDF
Copyright Year ©2004
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Engineering & allied operations ♦ Other branches of engineering
Subject Keyword Calibration ♦ Valves ♦ Timing ♦ Engines ♦ Testing ♦ Virtual prototyping ♦ Hardware ♦ Sparks ♦ Prototypes ♦ Ignition
Abstract Model-based calibration tools can be used to prototype a process for an advanced engine type, reducing the burden of developing optimal calibrations for complex modern engines. This paper is a practical example of using simulation to prototype a calibration process before the engine hardware is available. We produce optimized tables for spark and cam timings for a 2.2 L naturally aspirated 4-valve overhead-cam spark ignition engine with twin-independent variable valve timing. We use design of experiments techniques to minimize testing, and a novel boundary modeling technique to describe the surface of the engine operating envelope and to constrain optimizations to realistic bounds. Testing simulated prototypes rather than the real hardware can save time and money by catching process errors and clearly defining measurement data requirements early in the design cycle. Offline optimization can be carried out independently of the test bench, limiting expenditure. This can help obtain consistent results faster, strengthen the predictive capability of the design process, and increase test bed productivity.
Description Author affiliation: MathWorks Ltd., Cambridge, UK (Sheridan, L.A.D.; Goyder, R.; Cherrie, J.B.; Morton, T.M.)
ISBN 0780386337
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research ♦ Reading
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Date 2004-09-02
Publisher Place Taiwan
Rights Holder Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. (IEEE)
Size (in Bytes) 435.98 kB
Page Count 6
Starting Page 1431
Ending Page 1436

Source: IEEE Xplore Digital Library