overhead cam engine

overhead cam engine

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • dual overhead cam engine — See double overhead cam engine …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • overhead cam — (OHC) See overhead camshaft double overhead cam dual overhead cam engine single overhead cam …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • cam engine — See dual overhead cam engine twin cam engine …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • double overhead cam — (DOHC) An engine with two camshafts located above the cylinders. One drives the intake valves and the other operates the exhaust valve. In a single overhead cam engine (SOHC), one cam has enough lobes to drive both the intake and exhaust valves.… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • overhead cam — noun A type of internal combustion engine design which has the inlet and exhaust valves in the cylinder head and has the camshaft(s) up above the valves too …   Wiktionary

  • Alfa Romeo Twin Cam engine — Infobox Automobile engine name=Alfa Romeo Twin Cam engine manufacturer=Alfa Romeo production=1954 ndash;1994 type=DOHC 2 valve I4 displacement =1.3 L (1290 cc/78 in³) 1.6 L (1570 cc/95 in³) 1.8 L (1779 cc/108 in³) 2.0 L (1962 cc/119 in³)… …   Wikipedia

  • single-overhead cam — (SOHC) An engine with a single overhead camshaft to operate both intake and exhaust valves. See overhead cam …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • twin cam engine — An engine with double overhead camshafts …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Overhead valve — OHV redirects here. OHV may also refer to Off highway vehicle. Components of a pushrod valve actuation system …   Wikipedia

  • cam — [1] A designed bump on a shaft or disc which causes a rocking motion in an adjacent part. [2] A metal disc with irregularly shaped lobes used in the camshaft to activate the opening and closing of the valves and in the distributor, to force the… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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