contact controlled electronic ignition


Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • controlled electronic ignition — See contact controlled electronic ignition magnetically controlled electronic ignition capacitor controlled electronic ignition …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • electronic ignition — See electronic ignition system all electronic ignition capacitor controlled electronic ignition contact controlled electronic ignition contactless electronic ignition fully electronic ignition magnetically controlled electronic ignition …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • electronic ignition system — An ignition system using electronic switching devices to assist or eliminate the mechanical breaker points. There are three basic electronic ignitions: contact controlled (the breaker points are retained but merely serve to trigger a transistor… …   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 timing — in an internal combustion engine is the process of setting the time that a spark will occur in the combustion chamber (during the power stroke) relative to piston position and crankshaft angular velocity. Setting the correct ignition timing is… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Ignition coil — Bosch ignition coil. Dual ignition coils (blue cylinders, top of picture) on a …   Wikipedia

  • Electronic stability control — (ESC) is a computerized technology [1][2] that may potentially improve the safety of a vehicle s stability by detecting and minimizing skids.[3] When ESC detects loss of steering control, it automatically applies the brakes to help steer the… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • Radio-controlled aircraft — A radio controlled aircraft (often called RC aircraft or RC plane) is a model aircraft that is controlled remotely, typically with a hand held transmitter and a receiver within the craft. The receiver controls the corresponding servos that move… …   Wikipedia

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