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  • control valve — [1] A valve which regulates or operates a system, especially a hydraulic or vacuum control system. [2] Valve which regulates the flow or pressure of a medium which affects a controlled process. Control valves are operated by remote signals from… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • valve — A device used to either open or close an opening to allow or prevent the flow of a liquid or gas from one place to another. There are many different types. See ABS relay valve accumultor valve air valve carburetor air control valve air gulp valve …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Boost controller — Boost control is the principle of controlling the boost level produced in the intake manifold of a turbocharged or supercharged engine by affecting the air pressure delivered to the pneumatic and mechanical wastegate actuator. Boost controllers… …   Wikipedia

  • Engine control unit — An engine control unit (ECU) is an electronic control unit which controls various aspects of an internal combustion engine s operation. The simplest ECUs control only the quantity of fuel injected into each cylinder each engine cycle. More… …   Wikipedia

  • Automatic Performance Control — (APC) was the first engine knock and boost control system that was introduced on turbo charged Saab H engines in 1982 and was fitted to all subsequent 900 Turbos through 1993 (and 1994 convertibles), as well as 9000 Turbos through 1989. The APC… …   Wikipedia

  • Variable valve timing — Variable valve timing, or VVT, is a generic term for an automobile piston engine technology. VVT allows the lift or duration or timing (some or all) of the intake or exhaust valves (or both) to be changed while the engine is in operation. Two… …   Wikipedia

  • Blowoff valve — A blowoff valve (BOV) or dump valve is a pressure release system present in most turbocharged engines. Its purpose is to prevent compressor surge, and reduce wear on the turbocharger and engine. Blowoff valves relieve the damaging effects of… …   Wikipedia

  • Acoustic Control Corporation — was a manufacturer of instrument amplifiers, founded by Steve Marks (with the help of his father) and based in Van Nuys, California. Its original location was a shack on Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles, California.Most of the amplifiers produced… …   Wikipedia

  • Wastegate — A wastegate is a valve that diverts exhaust gases away from the turbine wheel in a turbocharged engine system. Diversion of exhaust gases causes the turbine to lose speed, which in turn reduces the rotating speed of the compressor. The primary… …   Wikipedia

  • Turbocharger — A turbocharger, or turbo, is an air compressor used for forced induction of an internal combustion engine. Like a supercharger, the purpose of a turbocharger is to increase the mass of air entering the engine to create more power. However, a… …   Wikipedia

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