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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.

ECU
Electronic control unit; used in electronic fuel injection systems.

EFFICIENCY
The ratio of the effective energy (or power) output of a machine to the energy (or power) expended in producing it. In turbocharging and supercharging, it is the ratio of the energy added to the intake air stream (in the form of increased pressure), to the energy expended to drive the supercharger or turbochargen The efficiency of a turbocharger or supercharger can never be 100 percent, since there are losses due to friction, incomplete air sealing, gear losses, and so forth.

EFI
Electronic fuel injection.

EGO
Exhaust gas oxygen, as measured by lambda probe sensors, or oxygen sensors used in electronic fuel injection systems.

ENDGAS
Unburned hydrocarbons; as those contained in engine exhaust.

EPA ENVIRONMENTAL
Protection Agency. An uncontrolled, self-regulating government agency. An organization akin to "Big Brother."

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