The Engine Development Process

  • Kevin Hoag
  • Brian Dondlinger
Part of the Powertrain book series (POWERTRAIN)


The intent of this chapter is to provide an overview of the processes involved in developing a new engine from the initial need identification to production release. A flowchart of the processes has been developed by AVL List GmbH, and is presented in the Figure. For ease of reference, the paragraph headings in this chapter correspond to encircled numbers in the figure.


Design Change Cylinder Block Torque Converter Chasis Dynamometer Layout Analysis 
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© Springer Vienna 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Southwest Research InstituteSan AntonioUSA
  2. 2.MilwaukeeUSA

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