How It Works

How It Works

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"[...]direction of the piston, its rod, and other moving parts. To effect this, the eccentric is set more than 90 in advance-that is, more than what the engineers call square. Fig. 26 shows such an arrangement. The angle between E and E1 is called the angle of advance. Referring to the valve, you will see that it has opened an appreciable amount, though the piston has not yet started on its rightwards journey. "LAP" OF THE VALVE-EXPANSION OF STEAM. In the simple form of valve that appears in Fig. 24, the valve faces are just wide enough to cover the steam ports. If the eccentric is not square with the[...].""
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  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 12mm | 304g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507703325
  • 9781507703328

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