Title: Transient chassis cycles for heavy duty trucks and tractors

Authors: Nigel Clark, David McKain

Addresses: Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506-6101, USA. ' Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26506-6101, USA

Abstract: The objective of this paper is to present a method for developing a chassis test for a specific and typical class of vehicles which will mirror the Federal Test Procedure (FT) as closely as possible for purposes of emissions measurement. Emphasis will be placed on development of a preliminary heavy duty chassis cycle for specific over-the-road class 8 trucks which will reflect the FTP currently imposed on heavy duty diesel engines.

Keywords: chassis tests; emissions measurement; heavy duty tractors; heavy duty trucks; transient chassis cycles; vehicle emissions; Federal Test Procedure; heavy vehicles.

DOI: 10.1504/IJHVS.1995.054545

International Journal of Heavy Vehicle Systems, 1995 Vol.2 No.2, pp.143 - 159

Available online: 18 Jun 2013 *

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