dwell angle

See dwell.

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • dwell-angle map — The pattern described by the electronic dwell angle control, dependent on engine speed and battery voltage …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • dwell-angle control — A system which makes sure that the dwell is sufficient for all engine conditions …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Dwell — means to live in a place, a dwelling. It may also refer to: In gun accurizing, bullet dwell time, time between cartridge ignition, and the time the bullet leaves the barrel. Dwell, a leading UK furniture and accessories company Dwell (magazine),… …   Wikipedia

  • angle — See ackermann angle approach angle attack angle cam angle caster angle departure angle dwell dwell angle front triangle heading angle …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • dwell — [1] In a contact breaker ignition system, the number of degrees the breaker cam rotates from the time the breaker points close until they open again. Also called the dwell angle or dwell period. [2] In a breakerless ignition system, the time… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • dwell period — The time during which the primary circuit is closed and primary current flows through the ignition coil, given in crankshaft or distributor shaft degrees and therefore also called dwell angle. See dwell …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • dwell meter — An instrument which determines the number of degrees the breaker cam rotates while the breaker points are closed. Changing the point gap affects the dwell angle. When the breaker points are correctly gapped, the distributor can give the proper… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • variable dwell — See dwell angle control …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • cam angle — See dwell …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • transistorized ignition with Hall generator — (TI H) There are two types of TI H: in one version, the dwell angle is determined by the width of the rotor vanes in the distributor; the other version contains a circuit for automatic dwell angle control incorporated in the electronic control… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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