swept volume


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swept volume

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The volume of a cylinder swept by the piston while moving from one dead center to another.
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So, greater swept volume is the key to greater power, and a weaker mainspring is the key to easier cocking.
We know that the full cylinder volume of an IC engine is divided into two parts that is clearance volume and swept volume.
8 seconds is hardly orgasmic, nor is a top speed of 119mph, but when you remember that the swept volume of the 3-cylinder turbocharged engine is only seven tenths of a litre, the word `impressive' springs to mind.
At West Sukunka, a PLC-based control system automatically adjusts compressor swept volume to keep a 12-cylinder G3612 gas engine fully loaded at 3,550 hp.