Cycle Engine

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Split Cycle Engine - Design
... In a conventional Otto cycle engine, each cylinder performs four strokes per cycle intake, compression, power, and exhaust ... The split-cycle engine divides these four strokes between two paired cylinders one for intake/compression, and another for power/exhaust ... Note not to be confused with the Split Cycle engine invented by Rick Mayne that used a multitude of small cylinders arranged in a radial arrangement with pistons operated by a geneva mechanism ...
History Of The Internal Combustion Engine - Timeline of Development - 1860-1910
... produced a gas-fired internal combustion engine similar in appearance to a horizontal double-acting steam engine, with cylinders, pistons, connecting rods, and flywheel in which the gas essentially took the ... This was the first internal combustion engine to be produced in numbers. 1861 The earliest confirmed patent of the 4-cycle engine, by Alphonse Beau de Rochas ...
Rotor Way - History - 1970-79
... in the new version were all-aluminum rotor blades, a 115 hp (86 kW) OMC 2-cycle engine (Evinrude Vulcan V-4 outboard motor) and a heavier drive system (shafts and bearings) ... In 1971, the Scorpion II was introduced with an OMC 125 hp (93 kW), 2-cycle engine which provided enough power to fly two lightweight people, unlike previous versions ... In 1974, the company eliminated the 2-cycle engine and, unable to find a manufacturer to make their 4-cycle engine suitable for the helicopter, began production of their own engine ...

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