engine sections

engine sections

The main components of any engine. In the case of a gas turbine engine, these are the fan (if it is fan engine), compressor, combustion, and turbine sections. In the case of reciprocating engines, the four sections are the nose, power, supercharger, and accessory sections. See power section.
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A crane operator was hired to lift the engine sections, set them into position and level them so they could be bolted together.
The reformulation of plastics to meet the needs of new designs in cars, particularly in their engine sections, is necessitating higher heat and chemical resistance and other properties in their coatings.
Compromised water pumps that have lost their efficiency due to erosion cannot keep the flow rate necessary to maintain and quench critical engine sections like cylinder heads and liners.