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12.12.2

Explain the principle of carburation.

12.12.4

Explain the basic principle of operation of a simple float-type carburettor.

12.12.6

State the function and/or purpose of the following within the carburettor:

(a) atomisation and diffusion;

(b) idling circuit;

(c) acceleration enrichment;

(d) enrichment at high power settings;

(e) mixture control;

(f) idle cut-off.

12.12.8

Explain the function of a manual mixture control and idle cut-off.

12.12.10

Explain the correct operational use of a manual mixture control and idle cut-off.

12.12.12

Explain the consequences of operating with:

(a) over-rich mixture settings;

(b) over-lean mixture settings.

12.12.14

Describe the abnormal combustion conditions of detonation and pre-ignition, and distinguish between them.

12.12.16

Explain the causes and likely effects of detonation and pre-ignition and the measures which can be taken to avoid them.

12.12.18

Explain the formation of refrigeration, throttle and impact ice in a carburettor and intake system.

12.12.20

Describe the:

(a) atmospheric and throttle setting conditions conducive to the formation of carburettor ice;

(b) symptoms of carburettor ice formation;

(c) correct use of carburettor heat for de-icing, and as an anti-icing measure (i.e. normal operation) including interpretation and use of a carburettor air temperature gauge.

12.12.22

Describe the function of the inlet manifold.

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