This standard was last reviewed and confirmed in 2021. Therefore this version remains current.
ISO 3046-4:2009 establishes a classification for the requirements and parameters of speed-governing systems and specifies terms and definitions of typical engine speeds for reciprocating internal combustion (RIC) engines. Where necessary, individual requirements are given for particular engine applications.
ISO 3046-4:2009 applies to RIC engines for land, rail-traction and marine use, excluding engines used to propel road-construction and earth-moving machines, agricultural and industrial types of tractors, road vehicles and aircraft. Also excluded are self-governing engines and those engines requiring only maximum speed or maximum fuel delivery limitation.
ISO 3046-4:2009 defines requirements for compression–ignition oil engines (diesel engines). For spark ignition engines and dual fuel engines, special requirements can apply.
Status : PublishedPublication date : 2009-12
Edition : 3Number of pages : 17
Technical Committee:Internal combustion engines
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