Opposed-cylinder - definition of opposed-cylinder by The Free Dictionary
(General Engineering) (of an internal-combustion engine) having cylinders on opposite sides of the crankcase in the same plane
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According to the company, Achates Power, its design has overcome many of the emissions problems of earlier opposed-cylinder
configurations, and its engine consumes about 20 percent less fuel than a conventional diesel.
layout is useful to designers because it allows a lower center of gravity and hood line.
The FPE discussed in this article is an opposed-piston opposed-cylinder
(OPOC), two-stroke engine which offers the highest power density and scavenging efficiency among the FPE architectures.