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The temperature of the compressed air in a diesel engine

  1. May 30, 2010 #1
    Hi,

    Could someone tell me the rough temperature the air gets to under compression, just prior to the diesel being injected and auto igniting?

    thanks in advance
     
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  3. May 30, 2010 #2

    jack action

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  4. May 30, 2010 #3
    Ok thanks.

    Suppose what I'm really asking is what sort of temperatures does diesel ignite?
     
  5. May 30, 2010 #4

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