stroboscopic ignition timing


stroboscopic ignition timing

Dictionary of automotive terms. 2015.

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  • ignition timing — It is important that the spark coming from the spark plugs ignites the air fuel mixture at the correct moment determined by the manufacturer of the engine. Often this is a few degrees before top dead center (BTDC). Suppose the specs indicate that …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • dynamic ignition timing — Before the introduction of a strobe light, ignition timing was done statically in that the distributor was moved a certain measured amount. With modern engines, a timing light or strobe light is used. It is connected, generally, with the spark… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • static ignition timing — An obsolete timing procedure carried out by rotating the engine until the timing marks are aligned and then connecting a test lamp or a voltmeter between the negative coil terminal and ground; when the points open, the test lamp lights up or the… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • timing — One of the essential factors in a internal combustion engine (Fuel, Air, Proper proportion of mixture, compression Timing, spark). When the piston is in the compression stroke both valves must be closed. If one or more is open, the valve timing… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Timing mark — on pulley at 6° before TDC. A timing mark is an indicator used for setting the timing of the ignition system of an engine, typically found on the crankshaft pulley (as pictured) or the flywheel, being the largest radius rotating at crankshaft… …   Wikipedia

  • Timing light — A timing light is a stroboscope used to dynamically set the ignition timing of an Otto cycle or similar internal combustion engine.The timing light is connected to the ignition circuit and used to illuminate the timing marks with the engine… …   Wikipedia

  • static timing — An obsolete timing procedure carried out by rotating the engine until the timing marks are aligned and then connecting a test lamp or a voltmeter between the negative coil terminal and ground; when the points open, the test lamp lights up or the… …   Dictionary of automotive terms

  • Stroboscope — A stroboscope, also known as a strobe, is an instrument used to make a cyclically moving object appear to be slow moving, or stationary. The principle is used for the study of rotating, reciprocating, oscillating or vibrating objects. Machine… …   Wikipedia

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