The goal of this work is to develop easily generalized models of heavy duty truck engine maps that allow for approximate comparisons of engine performance, thus enabling fuel efficient matching of engines to a set of corresponding loads and routes. This is achieved by applying dimensional analysis to create a uniformly applicable, dimensionless Brake Specific Fuel Consumption (BSFC) map that fits the behavior of a wide range of diesel engines. A commonality between maps was found to occur when engine data is scaled by specific dimensional parameters that target data consistency among the primary operating points across engines. This common map highlights observable trends in engine performance based on the influence of these same parameters being scaled across engines. The resulting dimensionless engine map fits the minimum BSFC regions of four diesel engines to within 2.5 percent.

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