bottom dead centre meaning
see outer dead centre under outer
- dead centre: Noun: dead centreU ...
- inner dead centre: noun T ...
- outer dead centre: noun T ...
- This also serves to cushion the piston as it approaches bottom dead centre ( BDC ), thereby removing some load from the bearings.
- In a piston engine, this is the volume that is swept as the pistons are moved from top dead centre to bottom dead centre.
- Starting at 1, the piston is at bottom dead centre and both valves are closed at the start of the compression stroke; the cylinder contains air at atmospheric pressure.
- When the crank is driven by the connecting rod, a problem arises when the crank is at top dead centre ( 0� ) or bottom dead centre ( 180� ).
- FCW cranks are used on engines to save space as the piston has to clear the counter weight at bottom dead centre, SCW although only 25-33 % larger to obtain the required couple would make the engine taller and the crankcase wider.