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DucCutters Boost Glossary
This glossary of forced induction related terms was created to help the DucCutters users better understand the world of forced induction. We want to make the glossary as useable to everyone as possible. Feel free to send us additions, correction and so on to Bill Johnson at azbill@DucCutters.com.
There are a total of 108 terms currently available.

6 Terms Available.

CENTRIFUGAL COMPRESSOR
A term used to describe a driven-impeller supercharger.

CFM
Cubic feet per minute. Used to describe what volume of a fluid will pass through a channel in one minute, such as air passing through superchargers, turbochargers, carburetors, etc.

CLOSED-LOOP
An electronic fuel injection term used to describe a speed-density design as opposed to a flapper valve and hot wire flow meter system.

COMPRESSOR HOUSING
A turbocharger component that is responsible for taking in air, compressing it and sending it on to the engine. On the opposite side of the turbocharger from the turbine housing.

COMPRESSOR MAP
Used to calculate turbocharger efficiency.

CV
Constant velocity; a type of carburetor.

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