Internal combustion engine

2017-07-27T20:04:00+03:00[Europe/Moscow] en true VR6 engine, U engine, Engine configuration, Mercedes-Benz M276 engine, Mercedes-Benz OM611 engine, Mercedes-Benz OM651 engine, Nissan RB engine, Camshaft, Crankshaft, Cylinder (engine), Four-stroke engine, Horsepower, Reciprocating engine, Catalytic converter, Fuel injection, Ignition system, On-board diagnostics, Starter (engine), Piston ring, Antifreeze, Muffler, Petrol engine, Spark plug, Exhaust gas, Opposed-piston engine, VANOS, Straight engine, Rocker cover, Mercedes-Benz OM629, Mercedes-Benz OM642, Manifold vacuum flashcards Internal combustion engine
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  • VR6 engine
    Volkswagen's VR6 engines, and the later VR5 variants, are a family of internal combustion engines, characterised by a narrow-angle (10.5° or 15°) V engine configuration.
  • U engine
    A U engine is a piston engine made up of two separate straight engines (complete with separate crankshafts) joined by gears or chains.
  • Engine configuration
    Engine configuration is an engineering term for the layout of the major components of a reciprocating piston internal combustion engine.
  • Mercedes-Benz M276 engine
    The Mercedes-Benz M276 engine is a direct injected, V6 gasoline automotive piston engine.
  • Mercedes-Benz OM611 engine
    The Mercedes-Benz OM611 engine is a straight-4 diesel engine that is produced by Mercedes-Benz.
  • Mercedes-Benz OM651 engine
    The OM651 is a family of inline-four cylinder Diesel automobile engines introduced by Mercedes-Benz in 2008.
  • Nissan RB engine
    The RB engine is a 2.
  • Camshaft
    A camshaft is a shaft to which a cam is fastened or of which a cam forms an integral part.
  • Crankshaft
    A crankshaft—related to crank—is a mechanical part able to perform a conversion between reciprocating motion and rotational motion.
  • Cylinder (engine)
    A cylinder is the central working part of a reciprocating engine or pump, the space in which a piston travels.
  • Four-stroke engine
    A four-stroke engine (also known as four cycle) is an internal combustion (IC) engine in which the piston completes four separate strokes while turning a crankshaft.
  • Horsepower
    Horsepower (hp) is a unit of measurement of power (the rate at which work is done).
  • Reciprocating engine
    A reciprocating engine, also often known as a piston engine, is a heat engine (usually, although there are also pneumatic and hydraulic reciprocating engines) that uses one or more reciprocating pistons to convert pressure into a rotating motion.
  • Catalytic converter
    A catalytic converter is an emissions control device that converts toxic gases and pollutants in exhaust gas to less toxic pollutants by catalyzing a redox reaction (an oxidation and a reduction reaction).
  • Fuel injection
    Fuel injection is the introduction of fuel in an internal combustion engine, most commonly automotive engines, by the means of an injector.
  • Ignition system
    An ignition system generates a spark or heats an electrode to a high temperature to ignite a fuel-air mixture in spark ignition internal combustion engines oil-fired and gas-fired boilers, rocket engines, etc.
  • On-board diagnostics
    On-board diagnostics (OBD) is an automotive term referring to a vehicle's self-diagnostic and reporting capability.
  • Starter (engine)
    A starter (also self starter, self, or starter motor) is an electric motor, pneumatic motor, hydraulic motor, an internal-combustion engine in case of very large engines or other device used for rotating an internal-combustion engine so as to initiate the engine's operation under its own power.
  • Piston ring
    A piston ring is a split ring that fits into a groove on the outer diameter of a piston in a reciprocating engine such as an internal combustion engine or steam engine.
  • Antifreeze
    An antifreeze is an additive which lowers the freezing point of a water-based liquid.
  • Muffler
    A muffler (silencer in many non-US English speaking countries) is a device for decreasing the amount of noise emitted by the exhaust of an internal combustion engine.
  • Petrol engine
    A petrol engine (known as a gasoline engine in American English) is an internal combustion engine with spark-ignition, designed to run on petrol (gasoline) and similar volatile fuels.
  • Spark plug
    Spark plugs may also be used for other purposes; in Saab Direct Ignition when they are not firing, spark plugs are used to measure ionization in the cylinders – this ionic current measurement is used to replace the ordinary cam phase sensor, knock sensor and misfire measurement function.
  • Exhaust gas
    Exhaust gas or flue gas is emitted as a result of the combustion of fuels such as natural gas, gasoline, petrol, biodiesel blends, diesel fuel, fuel oil, or coal.
  • Opposed-piston engine
    (This article is about existing engine designs. For the quite different concept proposed by Frank Stelzer, see Stelzer engine.)(Not to be confused with the boxer, or flat engine.) An opposed-piston engine is a reciprocating internal combustion engine in which each cylinder has a piston at both ends, and no cylinder head.
    VANOS (abbr. from German variable Nockenwellensteuerung) is an automotive variable valve timing system produced by BMW.
  • Straight engine
    The straight or inline engine is an internal-combustion engine with all cylinders aligned in one row and having no offset.
  • Rocker cover
    Rocker covers are covers that are bolted on over rocker arms in an internal combustion engine.
  • Mercedes-Benz OM629
    The Mercedes-Benz OM629 engine is a 4.
  • Mercedes-Benz OM642
    The Mercedes-Benz OM642 engine is a 3.
  • Manifold vacuum
    Manifold vacuum, or engine vacuum in an internal combustion engine is the difference in air pressure between the engine's intake manifold and Earth's atmosphere.