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cam engine

[′kam ‚en·jən]
(mechanical engineering)
A piston engine in which a cam-and-roller mechanism seems to convert reciprocating motion into rotary motion.

cam engine

cam engine
A reciprocating engine with axial cylinders arranged around a cylinder shaft. Rollers in the open end of the pistons press against a sinusoidal cam mounted on the shaft to rotate the shaft.
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The Polimotor 2 project aims to develop an all-plastic, four-cylinder, double-overhead CAM engine that weighs between 138 to 148 lbs (63-67 kg), or about 90 lbs (41 kgs) less than todays standard production engine.
There's quite a lot of noise at speed but bodyroll's well controlled and the slick gearchange means you can enjoy getting the most from the little three cylinder twin cam engine.
Body roll is well controlled and the slick gear change means you can enjoy getting the most from the little twin cam engine.
The "1199" in the name of the bike refers to the displacement of the double-overhead cam engine in cubic centimeters.
GibbsCAM UKM is a complete reengineering of the CAM engine and how it relates to machine definitions and machine tools, blurring the line between the definition of mills and lathes.
7-hp overhead cam engine, and offers a delivery volume of 185 GPM.
The car has a 1500cc twin overhead cam engine, unsupercharged with a pre-selector Wilson gearbox and was rebuilt and restored in 1999 as a single-seater racing car.
Working from an original, structurally sound head from the dual overhead cam engine and the blueprints for the original casting, the metalcasters were able to produce the head in G3000 cast iron using a nobake mold and 54 coldbox cores.
recently announced the appointment of Brian Cherry as vice president of the Rand Cam engine technology projects.
The three cylinder, twin cam engine is linked to a three-speed,fully automatic transmission,and there are driver and passenger airbags, side impact protection, seat belt pre-tensioners and rear door child safety locks.
6-litre twin cam engine with four valves per cylinder and multi-point fuel injection.
Later models will get a more powerful overhead cam engine, but this V6 already has a track record for reliability and economy.