inlet valve


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inlet valve

[′in‚let ‚valv]
(mechanical engineering)
The valve through which a fluid is drawn into the cylinder of a positive-displacement engine, pump, or compressor. Also known as induction valve.
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However, the inlet valves may close before sufficient air has arrived each combustion chamber and dropping performance of the engine.
Combustion of pulse jet engine includes an inlet valve (figure 3), injector plate (figure 4) and wall opposite the injector plate (figure 5).
The unit features a corrosion resistant e-coated exterior finish, stainless steel inlet valve, thermally protected motor and inlet filter/exhaust muffler for quiet operation.
in] is pressure in front of the valve (for inlet valve it is pressure of the filling compressed air, for outlet valve it is pressure in the muscle), [p.
In an ideal world, the inlet valve would be able to allow a large amount of fuel/air mixture in very rapidly at high engine speeds when full power is required, and much smaller amounts at lower speeds or part throttle settings.
The flow through the inlet valve discharges into the cylinder as a jet that separates from the seating faces of valve and seat for specific lift conditions [3].
If this doesn't solve the problem, check the inlet valve and screen.
In addition, the redesigned catalyst pump includes a soft-stop inlet valve that allows for a positive sealing surface with a stop to maintain flow and reduce inlet ball wear.
Refilling is controlled by the second valve mechanism, the inlet valve or ballcock.
Other features include: heavy-duty tubular construction with Steel-It[R] epoxy finish, an 8" diameter inlet valve with bulk/dribble controls for accurate weighments, and a bag inflation system to remove folds in bags for maximum fill volume and bag stability.
With traditional cold air intakes, as the RPM increases, inlet valve opening increases while the inlet tract length remains constant.