Asik, Joseph R. Scientific Research Laboratories, Ford Motor Company, Dearborn, Michigan.
Anglin, Donald L. Consultant, Automotive and Technical Writing, Charlottesville, Virginia.
Last reviewed:January 2020
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The sound and related effects produced in spark-ignited internal combustion engines by instantaneous ignition and combustion (autoignition) of the gaseous fuel–air mixture ahead of the advancing flame front. Spark knock is a complex physicochemical phenomenon.
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