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Title Engine design concepts for World Championship Grand Prix motorcycles / edited by Alberto A. Boretti
Published Warrendale, Penn. : SAE International, [2012]


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 W'PONDS  629.2275 Bor/Edc  AVAILABLE
Description v, 127 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Series SAE International progress in technology series ; PT-155
PT (Series) (Warrendale, Pa.) ; 155
Contents Introduction. The oldest motorsport world championship ; The four-stroke excellence from the 1950s to the early 1970s ; The four-stroke design during the two-stroke era, early 1970s to early 2000s ; The four-stroke MotoGP era ; Design of today's MotoGP engines ; Eight suggested papers on engine design ; Where should MotoGP go in the next few years? ; References ; World Championship Grand Prix riders' and manufacturers' world champions -- Estimate of total engine loss and engine output in four stroke S.I. engines / Shizuo Yagi ... [et al.] -- Output and fuel consumption of motorcycle multivalve engines / Hiroyuki Tsuzuku and Naoki Tsuchida -- Parametric design of FIM WGP engines / Alberto A. Boretti -- Changes to FIN-MotoGP rules to reduce costs and make racing more directly relevant to road motorcycle development / Alberto A. Boretti and Harry C. Watson -- 57 2-(3)-cylinder concepts for high output motorcycles and commuter / Franz J. Laimboeck, Christian Spanner, and Andreas Mair -- Comparison of four stroke MotoGP engines / G. Cantore and E. Mattarelli -- Practical use of the engine testing dyno with the vehicle simulation for the MotoGP race engine development / Kimihisa Matsuyama, Masamitsu Sugi, and Noboru Yabe -- Development of elliptical piston enginer for motorcycle / Suguru Kanazawa ... [et al.]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Motorcycles, Racing -- Motors -- Design and construction.
Author Boretti, Alberto A.
ISBN 9780768077995