two-stroke cycle


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two-stroke cycle

[′tü ¦strōk ′sī·kəl]
(mechanical engineering)
An internal combustion engine cycle completed in two strokes of the piston.
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Practical designs fall short of this goal, and two-stroke cycle engines are typically under-expanded.
The Two-Stroke Cycle Engine," (New York: Taylor & Francis Group, 1999), 122-126, ISBN: 978-0-56032-831-5.
especially prevalent in lean-burn two-stroke cycle engines--can be caused by:
The Two-Stroke Cycle Engine", (Society of Automotive Engineers, Inc.
Since that time, NGML researchers have developed the methodology to optimally match a turbocharger to an engine, and are now working to identify the parameters and methods of measurement needed to determine and impact the scavenging efficiency in two-stroke cycle engines.
In this engine, the piston moves in a two-stroke cycle between combustion chambers in a double-sided cylinder.
When due to high intake air temperature, it causes the peak firing pressure to occur at a later time in the two-stroke cycle.