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Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Haines, Raymond G
URN etd-07072010-020102
Title The possibility of increasing compression ratios by using water as an anti-detonant
Degree Master of Science
Department Mechanical Engineering
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Jones, J. B. Committee Member
Norris, Earle Bertram Committee Member
  • Internal combustion engines
Date of Defense 1936-05-05
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(1) Water 1s a knock suppressor.

(2) Water does not act as an anti-detonant by

slowing down the rate of flame propagation, but merely removes a portion of the heat of combustion.

(3) Increasing the compression ratio requires

a decrease in spark advance.

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