Variable valve timing of intake valves of a heavy-duty Diesel engine as a way to improve fuel consumption

  • Simon Schneider
  • S. Naujoks
Conference paper
Part of the Proceedings book series (PROCEE)


Valve train variabilities at Diesel engines are a current topic both in light vehicle applications as well as for commercial vehicles. In the last years, both applications were investigated by Forschungsvereinigung Verbrennungsmotoren [1], [2]. There are series applications for light vehicle engines and for medium duty truck engines [3]. In heavy-duty truck engines, variable valve trains are currently only used with engine brakes.


Fuel Consumption Intake Valve Valve Timing Optimize Operating Point Variable Valve Timing 
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© Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  • Simon Schneider
    • 1
  • S. Naujoks
    • 2
  1. 1.MAHLE International GmbHStuttgartGermany
  2. 2.MAHLE PowertrainNorthamptonUK

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