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Engine Top-End Construction

Illustrating cylinder head, valve, and valve train construction, this video is the ideal visual aid for any hands-on course in automotive engine technology. In the cylinder head construction section, viewers will learn the configuration of the cylinder head, head gasket, valve cover, camshaft, cylinder head ports, combustion chambers, and other components. The valve construction section shows proper valve sealing, spring tension, and valve parts—keepers, retainers, spring, seal, and more. The valve train construction section explains a common overhead camshaft design, showing the action of the cam, lifter, pushrod, rocker arm, valves, and other essential parts. The program is filled with animated diagrams supporting detailed live-action footage. Correlates to all National CTE Organizational Standards (including the provisions of the Perkins Act). A viewable/printable instructor’s guide is included. A Shopware Production. Part of the series Automotive Engines. (18 minutes)

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Engine Top End Components
An engine top-end includes all the parts that fasten on top of the cylinder block. These parts include the cylinder heads, valves, camshafts, and other related components. These parts work together to control the flow of air and fuel into the combustion chamber.