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Mechanical, Automotive, and Materials Engineering
automotive fuel tank design, premature shut-off
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One of the problems facing automotive fuel tank designers today is that of premature shut-off during the filling process. Premature shut-off occurs when the fuel dispensing nozzle stops before the automotive fuel tank is completely full. A simplified lumped parameter model has been developed in order to predict the pressures and flow rates associated with fuel tank filling.
Fackrell, Shelagh, "A Lumped Parameter Model for the Filling of an Automotive Fuel Tank" (2001). Electronic Theses and Dissertations. 7315.