four stroke power cycle

four stroke power cycle

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  • four-stroke power cycle — See four stroke cycle engine …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • stroke power cycle — See four stroke power cycle …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • stroke power — See four stroke power cycle …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • power cycle — See four stroke power cycle …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Four-stroke engine — Four stroke cycle used in gasoline/petrol engines. The right blue side is the intake and the left yellow side is the exhaust. The cylinder wall is a thin sleeve surrounded by cooling liquid. A video montage of the Otto engines running at the… …   Wikipedia

  • four-stroke — /ˈfɔ stroʊk/ (say faw strohk) adjective 1. denoting or relating to an internal combustion engine cycle in which one piston stroke out of every four is a power stroke. 2. powered by such an engine. –noun 3. a four stroke engine or vehicle. Compare …  

  • cycle — [1] A vehicle with one or more wheels (usually spoked) where the rider/driver straddles the vehicle as a bicycle, motorcycle, tricycle, etc. It also includes other vehicles adapted from a traditional cycle where the rider/driver no longer… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 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

  • four-stroke cycle engine — An engine requiring two complete revolutions of the crankshaft to fire each piston once. The first stroke down (intake stroke) pulls fuel and air into the combustion chamber. The second stroke up (compression stroke) compresses the mixture. The… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • power — [1] The rate of doing work. It is expressed in mass times distance over a period of time. See candle power constant power distribution equal power distribution equal power split fifty fifty power split four stroke power cycle horsepower hydro… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

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