Gas-engine Principles; With Explanations Of The Operation, Parts, Installation, Handling, Care, And…

Paperback | January 9, 2012

byRoger Bradbury Whitman

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1912. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER m ENGINE PARTS GAS engines are produced in a great variety of forms, but whatever their appearance may be, they must operate in accordance with one or the other of the types explained in the preceding chapter. If 4-cycle and 2-cycle operation are understood, there will, therefore, be no difficulty in understanding the action of any form of gas engine. The difference in the appearance of engines is due to some being built with the cylinder standing upright, while others are built with the cylinder lying down. The position of the cylinder makes no difference in the operation of the engine, nor in the action of the engine parts, so that if the action of the parts is understood, and also the relation of each part to the others, it should be possible to start and operate an engine without previous knowledge of it. In the following description of the parts of an engine continual reference should be made to Figures 4, 5 and 6, in order that the position of each part may be thoroughly understood. Figure 4 represents a 4-cycle engine with the cylinder standing upright, and called a vertical engine. The engine is shown in section, or cut in half, with part of the cylinder and crank case removed so that the interior construction may be seen. The heavy black lines show where the metal has been cut. The engine shown in Figure 4 is of the kind frequently used in automobiles, while Figure 5 shows a 4-cycle vertical stationary engine. The automobile engine usually has four cylinders, which are so placed that the power stroke of one is immediately followed by the power stroke of another. The crank shaft is thus moving under power at all times, and for this reason, as well as on account of the Fig. 5.--Vertical Engine, Stationary Type. 25 high speed at which the engine ru...

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1912. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER m ENGINE PARTS GAS engines are produced in a great variety of forms, but whatever their appearance may be, they must operate ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:January 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021783695X

ISBN - 13:9780217836951

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