exhaust valve

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Noun1.Exhaust valve - a valve through which burned gases from a cylinder escape into the exhaust manifoldexhaust valve - a valve through which burned gases from a cylinder escape into the exhaust manifold
exhaust system, exhaust - system consisting of the parts of an engine through which burned gases or steam are discharged
valve - control consisting of a mechanical device for controlling the flow of a fluid
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These first ones are characteristic for responses for the exhaust valve closing, where vibrations from cycle to cycle of the engine operation are not repeatable.
Pistons rise to push the mixture of air and exhaust gases out of cylinders, and the air cools the exhaust valve on the way out.
The key temperature relating to exhaust valve and seat life is exhaust valve face temperature, not cylinder head temperature, specifically, valve edge and seat temperature.
As in the OM 904, the OM 906 cylinder head features low-swirl ports and two intake valves and one exhaust valve per cylinder, allowing both a vertically mounted injection nozzle for optimized fuel spray patterns and space for an optional decompression valve.
"Titanium aluminide retains its strength up to very high temperatures, so it is very popular as an exhaust valve due to this property and on the inlet side due to its weight.
Using a special exhaust valve camshaft profile, the exhaust valve motion is controlled over the entire 360 [degrees] valve event, resulting in 360 peak retarding hp at 2100 rpm.