UPDATE: More news on Ford's forthcoming ethanol injected, turbocharged "Bobcat" V8

Pickuptrucks.com has been doing some digging in the U.S. Department of Energy's document treasure trove and uncovered some information on Ford's new Bobcat (no,
not the Mercury). It turns out "Bobcat" is the code name for a new boosted and ethanol-powered engine being developed in Dearborn. The Bobcat engine is a new 5.0-liter V8 with gasoline port injection and turbocharging. A second set of direct injectors is used to feed a small amount of ethanol directly to the cylinders. The ethanol is use... Read More: http://feeds.autoblog.com/~r/weblogsinc/autoblog/~3/xmQEi7EJfNM /
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Te BMEP the author refers to is Brake Mean Effective Pressure. He didn't explain that very well. Usually applied as the BMEP acting on the piston area, over 45 degrees of the power stroke, expressed as a Fourier series.
ref: The Internal Combustion Engine In Theory And Practice Volume 2.
Author: Charles Fayett Taylor
Publisher MIT Press
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