charging stroke


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  • stroke — The distance the piston moves when travelling from bottom dead center (BDC) to top dead center (TDC) or vice versa. [2] To modify the stroke of an engine by using a different crankshaft to increase or (rarely) reduce the displacement. See… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • charging efficiency — [1] In a vehicle s electrical charging system, its efficiency is the ratio of energy output to energy input, i.e., how well does the alternator work to supply voltage to the electrical components and still charge the battery. [2] In a two stroke… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • charging piston — In a two stroke engine, this is a secondary piston which precompresses the fresh charge and sends it into the cylinders …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Two-stroke engine — Brons two stroke V8 Diesel engine driving a Heemaf generator. A two stroke engine is an internal combustion engine that completes the process cycle in one revolution of the crankshaft (an up stroke and a down stroke of the piston, compared to… …   Wikipedia

  • Exhaust pulse pressure charging — (EPPC) is a system for supercharging two stroke diesel engines of the loop scavenge type. Loop scavenge engines cannot be pressure charged in the same way as uniflow engines or four stroke engines because the inlet and exhaust ports are open at… …   Wikipedia

  • piston charging pump — [1] The function of the piston of the two stroke engine to pre compress the fresh charge induced into the crankcase. [2] A separate piston used in earlier two stroke engine designs to provide a supercharging effect …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Internal combustion engine — The internal combustion engine is an engine in which the combustion of a fuel (normally a fossil fuel) occurs with an oxidizer (usually air) in a combustion chamber. In an internal combustion engine, the expansion of the high temperature and high …   Wikipedia

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