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asked in category: General Last Updated: 1st June, 2020

What is the main purpose of a turbocharger?

The objective of a turbocharger is to improve an engine's volumetric efficiency by increasing density of the intake gas (usually air) allowing more power per engine cycle. The turbocharger's compressor draws in ambient air and compresses it before it enters into the intake manifold at increased pressure.

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Just so, what are the advantages of a turbocharger?

The turbocharger has five main advantages: Increase the engine power. In the case of constant engine displacement, the engine can be injected with more fuel, thereby increasing the power of the engine. The power and torque of the engine after the turbocharger is increased by 20% to 30%.

Also Know, at what RPM is Turbo activated? From 1-2,400 rpm, the primary turbocharger is activated; at 2,400-2,800 rpm, the second turbocharger is activated; and beyond 2,800 rpm, both turbochargers function. This system is recommended for diesel engines with displacements of 2.0 liters and above, and V engines.

In this manner, why turbocharger is used in diesel engine?

TURBO CHARGER : It's mostly used in diesel engine to increase the VOLUMETRIC EFFICIENCY of an combustion chamber. Because diesel engine is an SELF IGNITION ENGINE. So turbocharger increase the inlet air pressure with the help of exhaust air from the engine.

Does Turbo save fuel?

A turbocharger is basically a pump that forces more air, and therefore more oxygen, into the fuel-air mixture an engine burns. Up until a few years ago, turbos were added to an engine to produce more power. The turbo itself doesn't save gas, but using the smaller engine does.

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