Tracing the energy Ins and Outs through a 1984 V-6 Camaro (Canadian model)

Step 1: Students of ME 150: Internal Combustion Engines

Identifying and tracing energy flows through many different engines.

Step 4: Preheat Control

Step 6: IN's: Fuel: Choke

Step 8: IN's: Spark

Step 11: OUT's: Work: accessories

Aside from being transmitted through the transmission to the wheels, rotating shaft energy is used to power the alternator, coolant pump, fan, and power steering pump.

Step 17: OUT's: Power Brake Assist

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Prometheus8 years ago
The purpose of the shown Exhaust-Gas Recirculation valve is to divert a portion of the exhaust gas to be burned again. This not only reduces emissions, but reduces fuel-vapor buildup in the exhaust, one cause for backfires