Evaluate operation of a governor.
DefinitionEvaluate the operation of a governor based on its stability (e.g., ability to maintain a desired engine speed without fluctuation) and sensitivity (e.g., percent of speed change required to produce corrective action on the throttle).
- What happens as the load on the engine increases?
- When the centrifugal force on the flyweight decreases, what happens to the governor control spring and how does this affect engine performance?
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Common Career Technical Core
Service and repair AFNR mechanical equipment and power systems.