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A rotary engine is a type of ICE.

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What is the efficiency delta between rotary and modern four-stroke engines

Background There is a lot of opinion out there regarding the efficiency delta between wankel rotary engines and four stroke engines of various configurations (forced induction, etc). This delta, ...
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What are the basics of the combustion cycle in wankel (rotary) engines?

I'd like to understand more intimately the basics of the wankel engine combustion cycle. What I find interesting is: Simplicity of design Use of ports for intake and exhaust Conversion of energy to ...
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