combustion engine

combustion engine

[kəm′bəs·chən ‚en·jən]
(mechanical engineering)
An engine that operates by the energy of combustion of a fuel.
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In contrast, measurements in engine research and development are directly affected by the transformation of the combustion engine.
Internal Combustion Engine Handbook: Basics, Components, System, and Perspectives, 2nd Edition
It includes two dedicated test facilities designed in collaboration with combustion engine researchers from Sweden's Chalmers University of Technology, plus Volvo and AVL engineering staff; enabling multi-cylinder engine testing, laser diagnostics, single cylinder and spray-vessel research.
The current TLE808x family includes TLE8088 and the TLE8080, which connects the system microcontroller with peripheral sensors and drives the actuators in a small combustion engine.
The sports car manufacturer has already taken on a pioneering role with the Porsche 918 Spyder, it redefines driving pleasure, efficiency and performance, uniting the best of two worlds, a combustion engine and an electric drive.
Because the internal combustion engine is a compression device, too much of the fuel goes to feed it.
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The DOE brings together its partners, national laboratories, the passenger and commercial transportation industry, universities and other national and international organizations to exchange state-of-the-art combustion engine research and development.
And over the next 10 years, Honda also plans to rival its competitors in sales of hybrid vehicles that combine an internal combustion engine with an electric engine, such as the Insight, Civic and Accord models that are now available in the U.
Because ethanol produces about a third less energy than gasoline when burned in an internal combustion engine, you need a third more ethanol than gasoline to drive the car the same distance.
An existing internal combustion powerplant can be easily modified by connecting the internal combustion engine exhaust into the HRPG heat exchanger and then coupling the drive shafts of the HRPG engine and the existing internal combustion engine.
Prior to installing the microturbine system for the Verdugo Mountains Landfill, Burbank had used an internal combustion engine to convert its methane into electricity from 1986 to 1993.