MotoGP exhausts

Thursday, May 16, 2013
Comments (0)

The 2013 season of MotoGP promises to be very exciting, with the prospect of seeing Valentino Rossi on very competitive machinery alongside MotoGP debutant Marc Marquez compensating to an extent for Casey Stoner’s retirement. The top class of m... read more
Tags :  exhausts

The fuel filter

Thursday, May 16, 2013
Comments (0)

Mention the word ‘filter’ and I guarantee that most people will think immediately of either the oil or air filter – very few, I am sure, will mention the fuel filter. Nevertheless, as important as both air and oil filters would seem... read more
Tags :  fuel-system

Turbocharger speed measurement

Thursday, May 16, 2013
Comments (0)

In the inexorable search for increased power with efficiency, engine manufacturers are looking more and more towards the turbocharger in its various forms. Twin-turbo engines, sequential turbos and even engines using dual boost systems – two co... read more
Tags :  induction-system

Oval pistons

Thursday, May 16, 2013
Comments (0)

For those who don’t follow motorcycle racing or development, there may be interesting things – quite aside from the racing – which you are missing out on. However, even engineers who have a veritable aversion to motorcycles must hav... read more
Tags :  pistons-rings

Engine simulation software

Thursday, May 16, 2013
Comments (0)

The emergence of simulation software packages for engine design and testing has revolutionised the race engine industry. Whether it be for the initial design of components, evaluating particular aspects of an engine – for example the valvetrain... read more
Tags :  test-equipment

MotoGP – the chain

Thursday, May 16, 2013
Comments (0)

In the cutting-edge world of MotoGP, coverage of technical developments tends to focus on game-changing technologies relating to the chassis or powertrain. However, less glamorous components are also subject to constant evolution, including the humbl... read more
Tags :  transmission

Choices for single-piece pushrods

Thursday, May 16, 2013
Comments (0)

If we look at the types of engines used in various car racing series worldwide, there is a very definite split between the US and elsewhere. The US has a hugely successful racing structure that predominantly uses pushrod (overhead valve/OHV) engines.... read more
Tags :  valvetrain
Previous 1 2