Inserting a pivoted lever between the connecting rod's big end and its crankpin enables varying both the cubic displacement and compression ratio of a running engine, and thus optimize its performance according to instantaneous power demand. This is the Variable Motion Engine project unveiled in Britain by the Mayflower Corp. plc, a major international engineering group specializing in auto bodies and related structures. It is the outcome of an ll-year research and development program, ...
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