Spark Ignition Engine

An engine whereby the fuel air mixture is compressed in the cylinder and then ignited with an electric spark.

Advantages over Compression Ignition:


The two-stroke SI engine suffers from two big disadvantages-fuel loss and idling difficulty.


"Theory and Design of Automotive Engines", B Dinesh Prabhu, Assistant Professor, P E S College of Engineering, Mandya, KARNATAKA

See also: Compression Ignition, Internal Combustion Engine.

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Subjects: Engines