Temperature Field Estimation for the Pistons of Diesel Engine 4112

  • Zuoqin Qian
  • Honghai Liu
  • Guangde Zhang
  • David J. Brown
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 4251)


This paper proposes an approach to estimating the temperature field of the pistons of Diesel Engines 4112 using the combination of experimental measurement and finite element analysis (FEA). Temperatures of the pistons in the testbench of a Diesel Engine 4112 are measured using hardness recovery methods. Then the experimental results are employed as boundary conditions for the pistons FEA, which estimates their temperature field and their thermal loading capability. The FEA result provides effective theoretical evidence for further improving the pistons’ performance.


Finite Element Analysis Diesel Engine Heat Load Cylinder Liner Finite Element Analysis Result 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Zuoqin Qian
    • 1
  • Honghai Liu
    • 2
    • 3
  • Guangde Zhang
    • 3
  • David J. Brown
    • 2
  1. 1.School of Energy and Power EngineeringWuhan University of TechnologyWuhan HubeiChina
  2. 2.Institute of Industrial ResearchThe University of PortsmouthPortsmouthEngland, UK
  3. 3.Institute of Vehicle Engineering, School of Mechanical Automation EngineeringWuhan University of Science and TechnologyWuhan HubeiChina

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