Airintake Systems

A most important consideration in the application of an engine to any pump drive is the engine's ability to "breathe." As air is required for combustion, the design engineers of any project must take into account the necessary provisions for this air. The environment, the service, the speed range of the engine, the duty cycle, and the location from which the combustion air is to be taken are of vital importance.

JACKET WATER PUMP FLEXIBLE EXHAUST PIPE 30" (76.2 Cm) APPROX.

FIGURE 12 Complete cooling system, including waste-heat recovery (Waukesha Motor)

JACKET WATER PUMP FLEXIBLE EXHAUST PIPE 30" (76.2 Cm) APPROX.

FIGURE 12 Complete cooling system, including waste-heat recovery (Waukesha Motor)

The first step in the selection of any intake system is to determine the volume of air, in cubic feet per minute (cubic meters per second) required for combustion, which may be calculated by the formula:

where

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