otto cycle definition

  • others:
    • A four-stroke cycle for internal-combustion machines comprising here functions: very first stroke, suction into cylinder of volatile fee, by fuel and atmosphere; second swing, compression, ignition, and surge of the charge; 3rd stroke (the working swing), development associated with gases; fourth swing, expulsion of this items of combustion through the cylinder. This is basically the cycle conceived by Beau de Rochas in 1862 and used by Dr. Otto in 1877 within the Otto-Crossley fuel engine, initial commercially successful internal-combustion motor made.
  • noun:
    • identify period, 12.
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