What happens in the combustion stroke?
In a spark ignition engine, the fuel is mixed with air and then inducted into the cylinder during the intake process. After the piston compresses the fuel-air mixture, the spark ignites it, causing combustion. The expansion of the combustion gases pushes the piston during the power stroke.
What is the first event that occurs in the combustion chamber during the ignition process 4 strokes?
The most common engine is a 4-stroke engine. During the intake stroke, the fuel and air mixture is drawn into the cylinder with the exhaust valve closed. Then the air and fuel mixture is compressed in a compression stroke. At the top of the stroke, the spark plug ignites the mixture.
What are the advantages and disadvantages of a 4 stroke engine?
More fuel efficiency :- 4 stroke engines have greater fuel efficiency than 2 stroke ones because fuel is consumed once every 4 strokes. Less pollution :- As power is generated once every 4 strokes & also as no oil or lubricant is added to the fuel; 4 stroke engine produces less pollution.
Can you use regular gas in a 4 cycle engine?
Most lawn mowers have a four-stroke engine, these require fresh unleaded gasoline with an octane rating of 87 or higher. You can use gas with ethanol, but more than 10 percent ethanol is typically not recommended.
How do you calculate stroke?
For example, if we have a bore of 4 inches and a stroke length of 3.52 inches on an 8-cylinder engine: Displacement = (4 in./2) x (4 in./2) x 3.1416 x 3.52 in. x 8 = 353.86 cubic inches.