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Antoinette was a French manufacturer of light petrol engines.
Argus Motoren was a German manufacturing firm known for their series of small inverted-V engines and the Argus As 014 pulsejet for the V-1 flying bomb.
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In piston engine engineering, a balance shaft is an eccentric weighted shaft that offsets vibrations in engine designs that are not inherently balanced.
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In physics, the center of mass of a distribution of mass in space is the unique point where the weighted relative position of the distributed mass sums to zero or the point where if a force is applied causes it to move in direction of force without rotation.
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In a reciprocating piston engine, the connecting rod or conrod connects the piston to the crank or crankshaft.
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In a reciprocating engine, the crankpins, also known as crank journals are the journals of the big end bearings, at the ends of the connecting rods opposite to the pistons.
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A crankshaft—related to crank—is a mechanical part able to perform a conversion between reciprocating motion and rotational motion.
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The crossplane or cross-plane is a crankshaft design for piston engines with a 90° angle (phase in crank rotation) between the crank throws.
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A cylinder is the central working part of a reciprocating engine or pump, the space in which a piston travels.
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Internal combustion piston engines (those with more than one cylinder) are usually arranged so that the cylinders are in lines parallel to the crankshaft.
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The Daimler-Benz DB 601 was a German aircraft engine built during World War II.
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Engine balance refers to those factors in the design, production, engine tuning, maintenance and the operation of an engine that benefit from being balanced.
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Engine configuration is an engineering term for the layout of the major components of a reciprocating piston internal combustion engine.
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A flat engine is an internal combustion engine with horizontally-opposed pistons.
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Gottlieb Wilhelm Daimler (17 March 1834 – 6 March 1900) was an engineer, industrial designer and industrialist born in Schorndorf (Kingdom of Württemberg, a federal state of the German Confederation), in what is now Germany.
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An H engine (or H-block) is an engine configuration in which the cylinders are aligned so that if viewed from the front, they appear to be in a vertical or horizontal letter H. An H engine can be viewed as two flat engines, one atop or beside the other.
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The inline-four engine or straight-four engine is a type of inline internal combustion four cylinder engine with all four cylinders mounted in a straight line, or plane along the crankcase.
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An internal combustion engine (ICE) is a heat engine where the combustion of a fuel occurs with an oxidizer (usually air) in a combustion chamber that is an integral part of the working fluid flow circuit.
Italian automobile company Lancia were the first to manufacture cars with V4 and V6 engines in series-production.
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Léon Levavasseur (8 January 1863 – 26 February 1922) was a French powerplant engineer, aircraft designer and inventor.
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A motorboat, speedboat, or powerboat is a boat which is powered by an engine.
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A piston is a component of reciprocating engines, reciprocating pumps, gas compressors and pneumatic cylinders, among other similar mechanisms.
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The straight or inline engine is an internal-combustion engine with all cylinders aligned in one row and having no offset.
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The straight-six engine or inline-six engine (often abbreviated I6 or L6) is an internal combustion engine with the cylinders mounted in a straight line along the crankcase with all the pistons driving a common crankshaft (straight engine).
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A U engine is a piston engine made up of two separate straight engines (complete with separate crankshafts) joined by gears or chains.
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A V-twin engine, also called a V2 engine, is a two-cylinder internal combustion engine where the cylinders are arranged in a V configuration.
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A V10 engine is a V engine with 10 cylinders in two banks of five.
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A V12 engine is a V engine with 12 cylinders mounted on the crankcase in two banks of six cylinders each, usually but not always at a 60° angle to each other, with all 12 pistons driving a common crankshaft.
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A V14 engine is a V engine with 14 cylinders mounted on the crankcase in two banks of seven cylinders.
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A V16 engine is a V engine with 16 cylinders.
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A V18 engine is a V engine with 18 cylinders.
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A V20 engine is a V engine with 20 cylinders.
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A V24 engine is a V engine with 24 cylinders, suitable only for very large trucks or locomotives.
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The V3 engine is a V engine with three cylinders.
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A V4 engine is a type of four-cylinder engine, a Vee-form engine with four cylinders.
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The V5 engine is a V form engine with five cylinders.
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A V6 engine is a V engine with six cylinders mounted on the crankcase in two banks of three cylinders, usually set at either a 60 or 90 degree angle to each other.
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A V8 engine is an eight-cylinder V engine with the cylinders mounted on the crankcase in two sets of four cylinders, in most cases set at a right angle to each other, but sometimes at a narrower angle, with all eight pistons driving a common crankshaft.
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Volkswagen Group, or Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft, shortly VW AG, and its subsidiaries, is a German multinational automotive manufacturing company headquartered in Wolfsburg, Lower Saxony, Germany.
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Volkswagen's VR6 engines, and the later VR5 variants, are a family of internal combustion engines, characterised by a narrow-angle (10.5° or 15°) V engine configuration.
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A W engine is a type of reciprocating engine arranged with its cylinders in a configuration in which the cylinder banks resemble the letter W, in the same way those of a V engine resemble the letter V. Three different configurations have been called W engines.
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(9 February 1846 – 29 December 1929) was an early German engine designer and industrialist.
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World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.
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An X engine is a piston engine comprising twinned V-block engines horizontally opposed to each other.
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