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A small sloping roof, the upper end of which butts against a wall of a house, usually above the first-floor window. If carried completely around the house, it is called a skirt roof. See also: Roof
A small eaves-like projection from the façade of a house between the first and second floors; has a single straight slope; may provide very limited shelter for a window or door directly below, but is usually merely decorative. Frequently called a visor roof
; also See skirt-roof
shed roof, pent roof
A roof shape having only one sloping plane.
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It can be observed in the LIF image at 570 degCA (Figure 8a) that the Coanda effect manifests itself immediately after SOI as the jet is deflected to the pent roof
instead of proceeding along the injector axis to form a hollow cone.
In the pent roof
design, the top of the combustion chamber is angled and the valves are positioned at a 45[degrees] slant relative to the center of the cylinder.
The injector is integrated into the engine head such that its nozzle is positioned in the pent roof
of the combustion chamber.
It is equipped with a tumble port, a pent roof
combustion chamber and a flat piston crown.