Flashcards in Apparatus Drivetrain Deck (11):
In what direction is the first stroke (intake) of a 4 stroke engine moving?
In a Diesel engine, how much pressure can be created during the compression stroke of the piston?
Up to 500 psi
What is the speed and power of a Diesel engine controlled by?
The amount of FUEL allowed into the carburetor
What is the speed and power of a gas engine controlled by?
The amount of AIR allowed into the carburetor.
How is an automatic transmission attached to the engine?
Through the TORQUE CONVERTER
What allows axles to turn at different speeds from each other?
In automatic transmissions, there is no speed limitations on ____ but there is on ____
No limitations UPSHIFTING, but there are DOWNSHIFTING
During the compression stroke of a Diesel engine, for each pound of pressure exerted on the air, temperature increases how many degrees?
For every 1 psi, temp increases 20 degrees Fahrenheit
What type of drive axles are found in vehicles over 3/4 ton?
Full floating drive axles
In a Diesel engine, the temperature at the top of the compression stroke is?