Throttle Control

Some articles on throttle, control:

Throttle - Internal Combustion Engines
... In a gasoline internal combustion engine, the throttle is a valve that directly regulates the amount of air entering the engine, indirectly controlling the charge (fuel + air) burned on each cycle due to the fuel-i ... In a motor vehicle the control used by the driver to regulate power is sometimes called the throttle pedal or accelerator ... The throttle is typically a butterfly valve ...

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