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A new tool for the model-based engine map optimisation of engine control units

PAoptimizer — ein neues Werkzeug zur modellgestützten Kennfeldoptimierung von Motorsteuergeräten

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The increasing complexity of engines and engine control units, the fact that legal emission standards are becoming stricter, and the desire for cost savings are making the use of computer-aided systems in engine development mandatory. Kratzer Automation AG has developed a software tool, PAoptimizer, for model-based engine map optimisation and has successfully tested it at the premises of a pilot customer, MAN Nutzfahrzeuge AG, in Nuremberg. This report provides an overview of PAoptimizer and its implementation with the help of an example.

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Furch, D., Link, M. PAoptimizer. MTZ Worldw 63, 18–20 (2002). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03228016

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