Multi-Purpose High Speed Engine for Russian and Global Markets
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To cover the needs of the Russian market for transportation on land and water as well as industrial and power generation applications, AVL List has cooperated with JSC Zvezda to develop a versatile new high speed engine family. At the same time as fulfilling the perceived needs of the Russian market, the engine also aims to set a new international benchmark in its power and displacement class.
The Pulsar-M150 multi-purpose, high speed diesel engine family from JSC Zvezda, based in St. Petersburg, Russia, has been designed to set a new milestone in the Russian large engine industry. The main targets were to define an engine family which meets the demands of the Russian market for water-borne and rail transportation, mobile and stationary equipment and electrical power generation which also represents a state-of-the-art platform for international markets.
Accordingly, the Pulsar-M150 platform results from a detailed market study which determined main specifications,...
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The authors wish to thank the AVL List and JSC Zvezda project teams and management as well as over 100 suppliers involved in the project. Special thanks go to Ing. Manfred Breitenberger, Lead Engineer Commercial Engine Design and Ing. Rene Kögl Lead Engineer Large Engine Design at AVL List for their essential contributions to the project and as co-authors of this article.