A turbocharger, often known as a turbo, is a piece of turbine-driven forced induction equipment that enhances the performance and reliability of an internal combustion engine by forcing extra pressurized air into the combustion chamber. This improvement in power capacity over a naturally aspirated engine is due to the compressor's ability to drive more air and proportionally larger gas into the combustion chamber than atmospheric pressure alone.
The phrase "supercharger" refers to an air compressor that increases the pressure or volume of air entering an engine, allowing more oxygen to be burned. The crankshaft always powered the first superchargers, usually through a gear, belt, or chain. A turbocharger is a supercharger driven by a turbine in the exhaust stream rather than a motor. The first of these, known as turbosuperchargers, were used on radial aircraft engines to improve their power in the thinner air, particularly at higher altitudes, and were introduced in 1915. The name was first abbreviated as turbocharger, then as turbo.
Compared to a mechanically operated supercharger, turbochargers seem to be more strong but less responsive. The term "twincharger" refers to turbocharged and supercharged motors.
A turbocharger has a turbine wheel and a compressor wheel that revolve on a regular shaft enclosed in an aluminum structure. The turbine wheel is connected to the exhaust system, and the exhaust flow rotates the turbines, which drives the compressor wheel. The compressor section of the turbo is a form of the air intake system. The air is sucked through the intake tube, and the air filter is then pumped through the intake manifold after being concentrated by the compressor wheel. The term "boost" refers to the amount of air elevated above higher pressures by intake manifold pressure.
The exhaust stream past the turbine that powers the lift is managed by a wastegate. A compressor bypass valve sends air back into the intake air stream when the throttle is closed, avoiding turbo and engine difficulties. The turbocharger is connected to the lubrication system, intake air system, and exhaust system via hoses and pipes.
Turbochargers are generally associated with machines that have "free power" relative to the extra power since, unlike with a supercharger, they do not require the engine's ability to operate them. The heated and expanding gases that emerge from the engine control a turbocharger, preventing the engine from being drained completely.
Turbocharged engines are not affected in the same way as naturally aspirated engines are when they go to higher heights. The thinner the environment becomes, the more difficult it is to get air, the greater the level of a naturally aspirated engine climbs. Because a turbocharger pumps oxygen into the engine's combustion chamber at two times the ambient pressure, it avoids this problem.
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