cylinder block


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cylinder block

[′sil·ən·dər ‚bläk]
(design engineering)
The metal casting comprising the piston chambers of a multicylinder internal combustion engine. Also known as block; engine block.

cylinder block

cylinder block
The main casing of a bank of cylinders in an in-line internal combustion engine. It is a single unit enclosing a row of liquid-cooled in-line cylinders and other internal parts.
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Cooling system of new engine consist of longitudinal and transverse flow in the cylinder head for better heat transfer coefficients at high thermal loading and more uniform temperatures, integration of the water pump in cylinder block, integration of thermostat and the temperature sensor in the thermostat housing, timing-belt drive for the water pump.
The exhaust ports, linear and combustion chamber was meshed to get the exact heat transfer and temperature distribution from gas to cylinder block and cylinder head.
The NASCAR Champion Car - which contains a cylinder block supplied by Grainger & Worrall
The engine introduces a brand new cooling concept that involves a modular, symmetrical cylinder design in which the cylinder head is cooled first and then the cylinder block. Haldex Concentric employed its bespoke WPD (water pump design) software to design a pump that optimises both efficiency and cavitation performance.
Specifications on the 2.0 L engine include four cylinders, an inline platform and cast-iron cylinder block. Rated output is 60 hp at 2700 rpm with a maximum torque of 118 lb.ft.
A method of measuring the temperature of a cylinder block in an axial piston be pump should characterized by the following properties:
A hybrid that blends petrol and hydrogen using a Honda V-Tec 3.5-litre V6 with alloy-magnesium cylinder block, the Scorpion has a shapely carbonfibre body and lots of clever techno wizardry.
A high-rigid cylinder block with a ladder frame and helical timing gears with small backlash provide noise-lowering benefits.
Tokyo, Japan, Aug 5, 2005 - (JCNN) - Mitsubishi Motors has announced two MIVEC aluminum cylinder block engines to power two new models slated for introduction in the domestic Japanese market later this fiscal year.
The Peugeot and Citroen models will be powered by Mitsubishi Motors' newly developed gasoline engines with aluminum cylinder block and with PSA Peugeot Citroen's latest-generation HDi diesel engines equipped with particulate filters.
To maintain its popularity, the engine has been extensively revised and gets an all-aluminium cylinder block that reduces the weight by 25 kg and increases power by 12% to 228bhp.
The cylinder block is mounted in fixed roller bearings in the case.