Connecting Rod ratio is the mathematical relationship between the overall length of the connecting rods and the stroke of the crankshaft. Divide rod length by the crank stroke and you get the rod ratio.
This calculator determines the displacement of the engine by two methods; selecting the engine to get the geometry of the configuration, or by the geometry to get the engine. You may select the engine manufacturer [Read More…]
Both the Otto cycle (which is a four stroke cycle that is most commonly used in vehicles today) and the Diesel cycle internal combustion engines require the pistons to be moving before the ignition phase [Read More…]