intake valve


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intake valve

[′in‚tāk ‚valv]
(mechanical engineering)
The valve which opens to allow air or an air-fuel mixture to enter an engine cylinder.

intake valve

The valve in a cylinder of a reciprocating engine through which the fuel-air mixture passes as it enters the combustion chamber. See induction stroke.
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The cylinder calculations were carried out for complete open period, from the exhaust valve open to the intake valve close (EVO to IVC).
Later, an intense tumble motion arises, due to the high intake valve lift and to the piston position far from the cylinder head.
The intake valve of a high-mileage car using Caltex with Techron fuel.
These polymerized substances are assumed to be linked to high temperature seen by the intake valve even if it is difficult to estimate the valve heat distribution.
The intake valve closing at low speeds is not of great importance; thus it is a low setting, but as the speed gets higher we need more time for the valve closing to achieve optimal power.
The exhaust valve of cylinder number 1 and intake valve of cylinder number 2 were simulated using this method.
This paper focuses on the influences on the performance of the CAE by the variable intake valve lift and duration.
'Intake Valve Lift Control works so seamlessly drivers aren't likely to notice it at all,' said Mike Anderson, General Motors' global chief engineer for Ecotec engines.
This is due to a single mechanism that mechanically couples intake valve lift, opening duration and timing, allowing these three parameters to be varied simultaneously and continuously.
The plane abandoned one takeoff attempt because of a mechanical problem with an air intake valve near the cockpit.
Olefins are responsible for the gum forming tendencies, the copious intake valve deposits (cars), short shelf life and the bad smell of autogas.