cam profile


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cam profile

[′kam ‚prō‚fīl]
(design engineering)
The shape of the contoured cam surface by means of which motion is communicated to the follower. Also known as pitch line.
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In this method a generic geometric model of the cam profile is defined, and the corresponding equations of the circular arcs are derived using a homogeneous coordinate transformation approach.
This second iteration cam profile and associated EGR control strategy was not installed into the truck for testing, but dyno results from this setup are included in this paper.
The X15 cam profile minimizse inherent parasitic loss during combustion, in essence breathing easier, and thus increases thermal efficiency.
Although the Cam profile curve mentioned above can meet most requirements in industry, such as in high speed and light load occasion or in low speed and heavy load occasion, little study was being done in cam profile curve applied for transient and heavy load occasion.
As a spark plug is introduced in the system, there is need of ignition system which requires fixing of cam profile in the shaft.
The analytical synthesis of the spatial cam profile, presented in this paper, connected to adequate CAD software is firstly presented in the specialty literature.
provides students and manufacturers with the latest technologies and methods used in the manufacturing of cams such as translating and oscillating followers, cutter compensation, cam profile definition and residual vibration control.
The machine was also designed with the flexibility that allows the cam profile and fixture to be changed out easily to accommodate virtually any EUI product that fits within the automatic clamp envelope.
According to the company, the reborn March is equipped with an engine that powers the Tiida and the Note subcompact cars and possesses a higher compression ratio, a revised cam profile and a lighter flywheel.
The CAM profile can follow a master encoder mounted on the machine, another controlled axis on the DSM324i, or a time-based (virtual) master source within the same controller module.
In order to improve the efficiency of the engine, the cam profile was changed from a single-plane to a dual-plane profile, which created problems, Keith said.