mixed cycle

mixed cycle

[′mikst ′sī·kəl]
(mechanical engineering)
An internal combustion engine cycle which combines the Otto cycle constant-volume combustion and the Diesel cycle constant-pressure combustion in high-speed compression-ignition engines. Also known as combination cycle; commercial Diesel cycle; limited-pressure cycle.
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The vehicle is capable of returning 74 mpg on the highway and 57 mpg in a mixed cycle when it is equipped with a 1.4-litre engine modified to deliver 138bhp.
By lunchtime yesterday all but one of the yachts were back under way and heading for Workington in Cumbria and a mixed cycle and run up Scafell Pike, the highest peak in England.
The 235bhp EcoBoost 2-litre turbo combines good performance and economy with Ford claiming a mixed cycle of more than 36mpg and a CO2 rating of 179g/km.
The cut off figure that they use to determine what vehicles are 'gas guzzlers' is in fact 25mpg On a mixed cycle, therefore, the Manual Diesel Discovery (that I drive) is not a gas guzzler nor is the Freelander (Manual Diesel).
It is likely to return up to 50 mpg in a mixed cycle with both power sources running.
On Monday morning the Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has launched the gas division of a mixed cycle power facility in the Western Kermanshah province of Iran.
The vehicle is likely to return up to 50 mpg in a mixed cycle with both power sources running.
The automaker stated that the engine will be a 45bhp, two-cylinder unit tuned to return around 85 mpg in a mixed cycle. The diesel-powered vehicle will be offered with four customisation packages called Jet, Alpha, Remix and Peach, respectively.
The company is aiming for mixed cycle fuel economy of 53.4mpg.
In addition, ICA says the My Gloss system enables customers to carry out mixed cycles, using solvent-based, styrene-free base coats and bi-component water-based top coats.
These coatings can be used within mixed cycles (i.e., in combination with solvent-based products), thus allowing users to replace solvent-based coatings gradually, the company says.
Due to their versatility, these coatings can be used within mixed cycles (i.e.