generator producing alternating current used for recharging the vehicle battery.
BMEP: Pressure in I.C engine cylinder
during the work stroke.
Cam shaft: A shaft
having number of cams at appropriate angular position for opening the valves
at timing relative to the piston movement.
Carburation: Air fuel mixing of correct
Catalytic converter: Convert
toxic gases produced by I.C engines
Clearance volume: volume of
engine cylinder above the piston when it is in the TDC position.
Combustion chamber: The
small space in the engine cylinder head and or piston into which air
fuel mixture(petrol engine) or air (diesel engine) is compressed and burnt.
Connecting rod: it
converts the linear motion of the piston into the rotary motion of the crank
EGR system: Exhaust gas recirculation
Fly wheel: A heavy
metallic wheel attached to the engine crankshaft to smoothen out the power
surges from the engine power strokes.
mechanical or electronic device to restrict the performance of an engine usually
for reason of safety.
Idle screw: A screw on the carburetor
for adjusting the idling speed of the engine.
uncontrolled explosion of the unburnt air fuel mixture in the engine cylinder.
Pre-ignition: Ignition of air-fuel
mixture earlier than the spark plug.