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Turbocharging

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  construction and materials

Describes how the turbocharger is constructed and the materials used.

   
  click here to find out the difference

The difference between these two methods of driving the turbine.

   
  radial or mixed flow turbines described

More efficient in their smaller sizes, this page describes the radial turbine driven turbocharger

   
  surging can cause damage

How and why surging occurs, how a turbocharger is matched to the engine, and the use of waste gates.

   
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If a turbocharger is damaged beyond repair, how to set up for emergency running.

   
  stop smoking with extra air

How the engine is prevented from smoking during starting and at change in load.

   
  keep it clean

Cleaning the compressor and turbine side in situ

   
  different types described

Bal and roller assemblies and the more modern plain journal bearings. Thrust bearings.

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