How does a turbocharger work on a diesel engine

How does a turbocharger work on a diesel engine?

How does a diesel generator turbocharger work? The so-called supercharging is a technology that pre-compresses the air before it is supplied to the cylinder to increase the air density and increase the intake air volume. The supercharger is the component that realizes the technology of supercharging. The purpose of the supercharger is to increase the air charge, increase power, improve economy, improve emissions and improve plateau performance.

To put it simply, the exhaust gas turbocharger is used to increase the air charge density, which greatly improves the power ratio per unit mass of the diesel generator set, so it is widely used in diesel engines.

The exhaust gas turbocharger is a supercharger driven by the exhaust gas energy discharged from the engine as a power source. It is actually an air compressor that increases the air intake by compressing air. It uses the inertial momentum of the exhaust gas discharged from the engine to drive the turbine in the turbine chamber, and the turbine drives the coaxial impeller, and the impeller presses the air to pressurize it into the cylinder.

When the speed of the diesel generator set increases, the exhaust gas discharge speed and the speed of the turbine also increase synchronously, and the impeller compresses more air into the cylinder, and the pressure and density of the air increase to burn more fuel, which can increase the output power of the engine.

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