What is supercharger?

  • (noun): Compressor that forces increased oxygen into the cylinders of an internal-combustion engine.

Supercharger

A supercharger is an air compressor used for forced induction of an internal combustion engine.

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List Of Marvel Comics Characters: S - Supercharger
... Further reading Supercharger at the Marvel Universe wiki Supercharger on Marvel Database, a Marvel Comics wiki Supercharger at the Comic Book DB Supercharger at the Grand Comics Database Supercharger (Ronnie Hilliard ... Calling himself Supercharger, he is a "living battery" capable of absorbing, storing, and releasing great amounts of electricity ... Supercharger is later seen as a member of the Masters of Evil organized by the Crimson Cowl ...
Armstrong Siddeley Cougar - Specifications (Cougar) - Components
... Valvetrain Overhead valve operated by pushrods Supercharger 1 stage gear driven 8.171 supercharger Fuel system R.A.E.-Hobson AS/C2 fuel injection to ...
Scroll-type Supercharger - History
... The basic concept of the scroll-type supercharger was invented by Léon Creux of France in 1905, originally for aircraft use, though Creux did consider it as a possible form ... However, Creux's supercharger failed due to the relatively poor casting techniques available at the time ... This type of supercharger has not seen widespread use in the aviation role, but has been used on a small number of automotive applications ...
Chrysler IV-2220 - Design and Development - Problems and Advantages
... of this was no doubt due to the use of a turbocharger in addition to a supercharger for more continuous boost and less power draw on the engine ... "free," powered not by the engine directly as in a supercharger, but by otherwise wasted exhaust energy ... IV-2220 also included a fairly advanced liquid-cooled intercooler between the turbocharger and supercharger, and an aftercooler behind the supercharger as well ...
Supercharger - Aircraft - Effects of Fuel Octane Rating
... to the amount of boosting that could be provided by the supercharger, while maintaining a reasonable compression ratio ... As a result, the amount of boost supplied by the superchargers could be increased, resulting in an increase in engine output ...