BuyFindarrow_forward

Automotive Technology: A Systems A...

6th Edition
Jack Erjavec + 1 other
ISBN: 9781133612315

Solutions

Chapter
Section
BuyFindarrow_forward

Automotive Technology: A Systems A...

6th Edition
Jack Erjavec + 1 other
ISBN: 9781133612315
Textbook Problem

Describe what takes place during the four strokes of a four-stroke cycle engine.

To determine

The functioning of a four strokes cycle engine during different strokes.

Explanation

In an internal combustion engine, the piston performs four different strokes to complete one operating cycle. Each stroke consists of 180° of crankshaft rotation and hence a four-stroke cycle is completed through 720° of the crankshaft. The different strokes of the piston are intake, compression, power, and exhaust. The working principle of each stroke of an internal combustion engine is as follows:

  1. Intake:
  2. In this stroke, the piston is at the top dead center and is about to move downwards. During intake or suction stroke the inlet valve is opens and the exhaust valve remains closed. As the piston moves downwards, suction is created which allows an air-fuel mixture to be drawn into the cylinder. This stroke completes when the piston reached at bottom dead center.

  3. Compression:
  4. This stroke starts when the piston reaches the bottom dead center and completes at top dead center...

Still sussing out bartleby?

Check out a sample textbook solution.

See a sample solution

The Solution to Your Study Problems

Bartleby provides explanations to thousands of textbook problems written by our experts, many with advanced degrees!

Get Started

Additional Engineering Solutions

Find more solutions based on key concepts

Show solutions add

List five drill press safety guidelines.

Precision Machining Technology (MindTap Course List)

Why is an object said to have greater semantic content than an entity?

Database Systems: Design, Implementation, & Management

Provide a brief rationale for your recommended course of action.

Principles of Information Systems (MindTap Course List)

Water is available at a rate of 400 gallons/min to a small apartment complex, consisting of four units. If at a...

Engineering Fundamentals: An Introduction to Engineering (MindTap Course List)

Are top managers likely to be more effective if they have IT experience? Why or why not?

Systems Analysis and Design (Shelly Cashman Series) (MindTap Course List)