What is the air pressure inside the top of a normally aspirated engine cylinder with an 11.5 compression ratio when the piston therein is in the power stroke and at full compression.?

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Assuming an atmospheric pressure of 14.7 psia and a specific heat ratio of the air at 1.3 then the required pressure is: P = Patmp X rck

= i4.7psia X 11.5 1.3

= 351.74psia

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