solid-state ignition


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  • solid state ignition system — (SSI) a system used by Ford …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • ignition — A process which initiates the combustion of the compressed air/fuel mixture in the combustion chamber. In a spark ignition engine, the mixture is ignited by an electric spark; in a diesel engine, the self igniting mixture must be preheated by… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • ignition system — the system in an internal combustion engine that produces the spark to ignite the mixture of fuel and air: includes the battery, ignition coil, distributor, spark plugs, and associated switches and wiring. [1900 05] * * * In a gasoline engine,… …   Universalium

  • Ignition system — For other uses, see Ignition system (disambiguation). An ignition system is a system for igniting a fuel air mixture. Ignition systems are well known in the field of internal combustion engines such as those used in petrol (gasoline) engines used …   Wikipedia

  • Delco ignition system — The Delco ignition system, also known as the Kettering ignition system, was invented by Charles F. Kettering. It was first sold commercially on the 1910 Cadillac and was manufactured by Delco. Over time, this system was used extensively by all… …   Wikipedia

  • National Ignition Facility — Querschnitt durch das NIF. Der Laserimpuls wird in dem Raum rechts vom Zentrum erzeugt und in die Beamlines (blau) sowie weiter zu den Verstärkern (violett) geleitet. Nach mehrmaligem Passieren der Verstärker wird das Licht durch Filter (blau)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Space Shuttle Solid Rocket Booster — The Space Shuttle Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs) are the pair of large solid rockets used by the Space Shuttle during the first two minutes of powered flight. They are located on either side of the orange external propellant tank. Each SRB produces …   Wikipedia

  • National Ignition Facility — NIF s basic layout. The laser pulse is generated in the room just right of center, and is sent into the beamlines (blue) on either side. After several passes through the beamlines the light is sent into the switchyard (red) where it is aimed into …   Wikipedia

  • gasoline engine — Most widely used form of internal combustion engine, found in most automobiles and many other vehicles. Gasoline engines vary significantly in size, weight per unit of power generated, and arrangement of components. The principal type is the… …   Universalium

  • Electrical ballast — Choke ballast (inductor) used in older lighting. This example is from a tanning bed. Requires a lamp starter (below) and capacitor …   Wikipedia

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