Engine Capacity

May 26, 2019 Nigel 0

Engine Capacity = Swept Volume = Engine Displacement We use all of these terms interchangeably and they all mean the same thing When we calculate the capacity of an engine it is simply the bore, [more…]

Model Diesel Engine Fuel

May 18, 2019 Nigel 0

I’m used to the old diesel engines of years ago and I can still smell the fuel. Got me wondering what the model diesel fuel consists of, so thought I would do some searching: Enya [more…]

crankcase and engine bracket

Engine Mount Brackets

May 6, 2019 Nigel 0

When we’re mounting an engine either on isolating mounts or solid into a structure it is really important to consider the design of the brackets. If these brackets have any low frequency stiffness concerns then [more…]

Measuring Solenoid Force

May 5, 2019 Nigel 2

When designing the V-Twin solenoid I thought I should try and improve the solenoid. One area of particular concern was that for this one I used small permanent magnets in the armature, useful as it [more…]