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The integrated balancer shaft system of the new BMW four-cylinder diesel engine

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Abstract

The numerous demands on modern internal combustion engines result in conflicting requirements with regard to comfort, power density, performance, exhaust emissions and fuel efficiency. By introducing an integrated balancer shaft system in the new BMW four-cylinder diesel engine, BMW has taken a major step towards meeting these requirements.

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    Steinparzer, F.; Mattes, W.; Nefischer, P.; Steinmayr, T.: The new BW four-cylinder diesel engine. In MTZ 68 (2007), No. 11 and 12

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    Stastny, J.; Ratzberger, R.; Fessel, C.; Keber, A.: The Balancer Shaft Unit of the New BMW Four-Cylinder Diesel Engine. In MTZ 53 (2002), No. 3

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Correspondence to Dipl. Ing. Georg Gruber.

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Gruber, G., Prandstötter, M. & Hollnbuchner, R. The integrated balancer shaft system of the new BMW four-cylinder diesel engine. MTZ Worldw 69, 40–45 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03227895

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Keywords

  • Diesel Engine
  • Engine Speed
  • Roller Bearing
  • Outer Race
  • Gear Ring