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Old 08-19-2011, 02:21 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Here are a few sample gas engined BSFC maps. If we look at them, you can generalize quite well what rpm band you should use. Generally around 2500 is where most engines seem to peak. But, if you keep increasing the RPM, there isn't a big penalty at all compared to lower load levels.










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