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Old 25-10-2007, 05:49   #1
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Exclamation What really goes on in the ....

combustion chamber of an internal combustion engine?

Someone had the great idea of putting a high-pressure, heat-resistant camera inside the cylinder of a four-stroke engine. Shooting at 1000 fps, the camera recorded just exactly what happens to make engines run. Suck, Squeeze, Bang, Blow!

Fourstroke Action: Micro Camera Shows the Workings of a Combustion Engine
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Old 25-10-2007, 12:38   #2
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Very cool. I saw a similar video many years ago in my training. Technology was not quite the same back them, so the engine had to be really big. The mounted the camera in a Big Cat Deisel enigine. What I was most impressed with, was the extreme working heats that the components were under. Something not shown in the above clip. I was stunned at the fact that the exhaust valves were operating while actually white hot.
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Old 25-10-2007, 15:54   #3
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That is very cool!

Reminiscent of the old Smokey Yunick spintron videos... just this is with real fire in the hole!
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