Expansion Chamber

Expansion Chamber

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. An expansion chamber is an exhaust system used on a two-stroke cycle engine to enhance its power output by improving its volumetric efficiency. It makes use of the energy left in the burnt exhaust exiting the cylinder to aid the filling of the cylinder for the next cycle. It is the two-stroke equivalent of the tuned pipes (or headers) used on four-stroke cycle engines. Expansion chambers were first designed by East German Walter Kaaden during the cold war. They first appeared in the west on Japanese motorcycles after East German motorcycle racer Ernst Degner defected to the west while racing for MZ in the 1961 Swedish Grand Prix.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135849298
  • 9786135849295