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Heavy-Oil Engines



    THE James Forrest Lecture for 1925 was delivered by Capt. H. Riall Sankey before the Institution of Civil Engineers on May 5, and dealt with some outstanding questions relating to large engines of the self-ignition type. The discussion was limited to engines working either on the two- or the four-stroke cycle, and compressing air to a temperature sufficient for the self-ignition of an injected fuel of not less than 0.82 specific gravity.

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