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See through Rotary Engine in Slow Motion

Posted: Sun Jul 01, 2018 9:50 pm
by ian65
Interesting vid for rotary fans...


Re: See through Rotary Engine in Slow Motion

Posted: Mon Jul 02, 2018 1:24 pm
by Casey
I've seen that one on Facebook before, and it's a really great demo of how the combustion cycle looks on a rotary.

Re: See through Rotary Engine in Slow Motion

Posted: Tue Jul 03, 2018 12:45 pm
by codge
I feel the need for some thermodynamic / explosives engineer to explain to me the sideways force acting on the rotor tips to make the rotor turn.
In that confined space it seems to me the forces would try to bend the eccentric shaft rather than turn the rotor.
Is that the fuel inefficiency explained?