View Single Post
Old 07-24-2009, 04:44 AM   #9 (permalink)
cfg83's Avatar
Join Date: Dec 2007
Location: Southern California
Posts: 5,864

1999 Saturn SW2 - '99 Saturn SW2 Wagon
Team Saturn
90 day: 40.49 mpg (US)
Thanks: 439
Thanked 529 Times in 356 Posts
roflwaffle -

Originally Posted by roflwaffle View Post
It could be 3D, but iono what the third variable would be. A BSFC map has more than one range value for each domain value, an onion map more or less, not just a curve.
BSFC is a 3D map of one engine showing :

Y=torque (or power or load?)
Z=fuel consumption

This is an XY plot of different engines based on :

X=engine displacement (that does look like RPM)


What's your EPA MPG? Go Here and find out!
American Solar Energy Society
  Reply With Quote