Slick sensors lick oil trouble

Excell, Jon
July 2003
Engineer (00137758);7/11/2003, Vol. 292 Issue 7631, p34
Discusses German research aimed at developing systems that actually test the quality of the engine oil and tell the driver when an oil change is necessary. Bosch system that constantly monitors oil viscosity, conductivity, temperature and electrical parameters; Techniques for online oil quality measurement which overcome the inherent limitations of some of the systems in development.


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