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#1 Texas Deere and Horse OFFLINE  

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Posted January 22, 2015 - 01:20 PM

I thought this was kinda neat as you can watch what actually happens as an engine is running. It's in very slow motion.

 


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Posted January 22, 2015 - 01:33 PM

That's pretty cool, Brian!


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Posted January 22, 2015 - 01:33 PM

I think it is cool seeing and definitely neat seeing the air and fuel mixture entering the cylinder. The only thing I wish it would show is how violent the explosion actually is in the cylinder. With the video being slowed down that much it is probably impossible to demonstrate. I wonder what kind of camera they used that it didn't destroy the lens.


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Posted January 22, 2015 - 03:28 PM

Several years ago, I was at the Jacktown old-engine show, and there were 3 or 4 "research" engines (single cylinder) there which had a clear glass cylinder, in which the piston travelled.

 

As best as I was able to learn, this style of engine was used to study flame propagation in the cylinder to evaluate octane levels.  ....I may be mistaken, but I think some of these also had variable compression ratios, as well.

 

I only saw those engines one time, as I never saw them again at later shows.


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Posted January 22, 2015 - 04:17 PM

I could watch that all day.....



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Posted January 22, 2015 - 04:55 PM

Just goes to show how important it is to have everything timed just right...enjoyed it.



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Posted January 22, 2015 - 06:02 PM

Wow! guess you can see the fuel doesn't go all at once in this pix.  AND, seems like flames hang around the intake valve quite awhile! Suprised at that.  Maybe it leaks some there?  Hard to believe all this hardware could move and up/down and such at speeds they reach and stay together.  I think it's really just "Magic" and not mechanics, ha!


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Posted January 22, 2015 - 11:46 PM

I have always been amazed by motors and how they work, cool view.



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Posted January 23, 2015 - 10:51 AM

Neat video!! Thanks for sharing!


Edited by Gabriel, January 23, 2015 - 10:52 AM.


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Posted January 25, 2015 - 10:52 PM

There is also a vid of a diesel firing:

 

https://www.youtube....h?v=21ma2nyz0SQ


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