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a structure in a hollow organ (like the heart) with a flap to insure one-way flow of fluid through it

device in a brass wind instrument for varying the length of the air column to alter the pitch of a tone

the entire one-piece shell of a snail and certain other molluscs

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An intake valve lift sweep on 3 valve lifts - 100%, 75% and 50% lift.
The engine was instrumented with DVRT's to capture the full valve lift and a prox probe to capture the seating events on 1 intake and 1 exhaust valve of each cylinder by modifying the spring retainer to incorporate a target, exhaust port temperature for each cylinder, cylinder pressure in cylinder # 1 and standard dyno instrumentation (e.
The factor is a function of the exhaust valve lift and its profile can be found in figure 20.
During simulation the current discharge coefficient of a valve is chosen using firstly a valve lift over crank angle lookup table covering one operating cycle (i.
The pressure loss [DELTA]P (valve v) is relevant to installation conditions, fluid type, flow rate Q, and flow coefficient K(H), where H denotes valve lift.
As well as the VVT-I variable valve timing system, it features Valvematic technology which gives the engine management computer control over valve lift too.
5L engine, which delivers SAE-certified 196 horsepower (146 kW) and 186 lb-ft of torque (252 Nm), achieves variable valve lift using an all-new rocker arm that switches between low and high lift intake cam profiles.
The engine features variable valve timing and increased valve lift, and maximum out put is up from 123bhp to an impressive 136bhp.
Pistons are now a massive 11% lighter, while valve lift is higher and compression is increased among other benefits.
8-liter, inline 4, 16-valve SOHC) features the use of a next-generation MIVEC system that continuously regulates intake valve lift, opening duration and timing.
Misfiring problems normally associated with a low compression diesel have been overcome by using new-style piezo fuel injectors, ceramic glow plugs and advanced variable valve lift.
6-ratio rocker arms that would reduce valvetrain friction and provide an effective increase in valve lift.
Engine/transmission: The standard engine is a Mitsubishi-made 1-liter, 12-valve, inline three-cylinder job with variable valve lift and timing.
A numerical model based on a two-dimensional formulation is developed to simulate the discharge process for different combinations of valve lift and piston position.