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IJME 335

Paper title:  The Chances for Reduction of Vibrations in Mechanical System with Low-Emission Ships Combustion Engines



R Grega, J Homišin, M Puškár, J Kul’ka, J Petróci Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, TU Košice, Department of Engineering for Machine Design, Automotive and Transport, B Konečný, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, TU Košice, Department of Safety and Quality Production, and B Kršák, Faculty BERG, TU Košice, Slovakia


Development of diesel engines is focused on reduction of exhaust gas emissions, increase of efficiency of the fuel mixture combustion and decrease of fuel consumption. Such engines are referred to as low-emission engines. Low-engines trends bring higher engine power outputs, torques and also increase of vibrations and noisiness level. In order to reduce these vibrations of diesel engines, it is necessary to apply different dynamical elements, which are able to increase an adverse impact of exciting amplitudes. One of the results is application of a pneumatic dual-mass flywheel. The pneumatic dual-mass flywheel is a dynamical element that consists of two masses (the primary and the secondary mass), which are jointed together by means of a flexible interconnection. This kind of the flywheel solution enables to change resonance areas of the mechanical system which consequently leads to reduction of vibrations.


Transactions RINA, Vol 157, Part A4, International Journal Maritime Engineering, Oct-Dec 2015 

DOI Number

DOI No: 10.3940/rina.ijme.2015.a4.335

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