air and fuel


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  • proper proportion of air and fuel — One of the essential factors in a combustion engine (Fuel, Air, Proper proportion of mixture, compression, timing, spark) …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Payload (air and space craft) — In military aircraft or space exploration, the payload is the carrying capacity of an aircraft or space ship, including as cargo, munitions, scientific instruments or experiments. External fuel, when optionally carried, is also considered part of …   Wikipedia

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  • Air-fuel ratio — (AFR) is the mass ratio of air to fuel present during combustion. When all the fuel is combined with all the free oxygen, typically within a vehicle s combustion chamber,the mixture is chemically balanced and this AFR is called the stoichiometric …   Wikipedia

  • Fuel injection — Fuel rail connected to the injectors that are mounted just above the intake manifold on a four cylinder engine. Fuel injection …   Wikipedia

  • Air preheater — An air preheater or air heater is a general term to describe any device designed to heat air before another process (for example, combustion in a boiler) with the primary objective of increasing the thermal efficiency of the process. They may be… …   Wikipedia

  • air — [1] Abbreviation for air conditioner. [2] A bicycling or motorcycling term describing the space or gap between the tires and the ground when the bike takes a jump. Both tires must be off the ground before it can be called air as in the expression …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • fuel — A combustible material used to produce energy. One of the essential factors in a combustion engine (Fuel, Air, Proper proportion of mixture, compression, timing, spark). Also see air fuel ratio aviation fuel deceleration fuel cut off diesel fuel… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • air-fuel mixture ratio — The ratio by weight of air and fuel in the mixture being sent into the cylinders of a reciprocating engine. Ideally, the ratio should be 15:1. Besides the ideal (stoichiometric) ratio, the air fuel mixture may be rich or lean depending on the… …   Aviation dictionary

  • Fuel economy in automobiles — Fuel consumption monitor from a 2006 Honda Airwave …   Wikipedia

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