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Old 12-12-2014, 03:42 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by NeilBlanchard View Post
The rotor is the valves and the combustion chamber all in one. It is a 4 stroke engine, but there are three combustion events per revolution of the rotor.
Technically true, But the output shaft rotates at twice the speed of the rotor so it is actually still equivalent to a 3 cylinder engine. (3 combustion events every 2 revolutions). Still a nice idea. Could be great as a 2 rotor(6 cyl equivalent) for a regular car.


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