DETROIT – Since the day the first 4-stroke internal-combustion engine fired, inventors and engineers started searching for ways to improve it. A precious few designs – the 2-stroke, the rotary – succeeded and have stood the test of time. Split-Cycle engine uses set of pistons to keep power-making process separate from intake, compression processes. But the world’s patent offices are stuffed with the files of IC engine variants that failed. They usually can be sorted into broad ...
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