TITLE

Lighter valves to render cams redundant

AUTHOR(S)
Knight, Helen
PUB. DATE
June 2004
SOURCE
Engineer (00137758);6/25/2004, Vol. 293 Issue 7654, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes the Livalves project being undertaken by TRW Germany, Birmingham University and the Chinese Institute of Metal Research. Development of lightweight valves from titanium aluminium alloys for fuel-efficient camless engines.
ACCESSION #
13606014

 

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