Accession Number : AD0768011

Title :   Field Testing of Automotive Engines.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. on materiel test procedure.

Corporate Author : ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Report Date : 09 MAY 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : The report provides guidance for development testing of field performance of automotive engines installed in wheeled and tracked vehicles. It describes preliminary activities and requirements for initial inspection, servicing, and safety evaluation. It lists supporting tests including those applicable to engine performance under severe operating conditions. It provides supplementary instructions covering basic vehicle subtests and endurance, durability, and reliability. It is designed primarily for reciprocating internal combustion engines but applicable to other types. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   (*SPARK IGNITION ENGINES, TEST METHODS), (*COMPRESSION IGNITION ENGINES, TEST METHODS), MAINTENANCE, LUBRICANTS, FUELS, FUEL CONSUMPTION, ENVIRONMENTAL TESTS

Subject Categories : Reciprocating and Rotating Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE