Engine Control Unit (ECU)

Technology / Motorcycle / Engine Control Unit (ECU): Controls various aspects of an internal combustion engine’s operation. ECUs control the quantity of fuel injected into each cylinder, with each engine cycle, by monitoring the engine through sensors. ECUs also control ignition timing and other peripherals. A special category of ECUs are those which are programmable. These units do not have a fixed behavior, but can be reprogrammed by the user.

Other Words for Control

Control Verb Synonyms: command, dominate, direct, steer, pilot, hold sway over, rule, exercise power or authority over, govern, manage, lead, conduct, be in control (of), call the tune, guide, oversee, supervise
Control Noun Synonyms: restraint, check, curb, mastery, command, dominance, domination
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Other Words for Engine

Engine Adjective Synonyms: motor, machine, mechanism, appliance, apparatus, locomotive
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Other Words for Unit

Unit Noun Synonyms: element, component, entity, part, item, constituent, piece, portion, segment, section, module
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Primary Control Tide Station

Science / Tides and Currents / Primary Control Tide Station: A tide station at which continuous observations have been made over a minimum of 19 years. Its purpose is to provide data for computing accepted values of the harmonic and non-harmonic constants essen MORE

Present Value Of Growth Opportunities

Business / Finance / Present Value Of Growth Opportunities: Net present value (NPV) of investments the firm is expected to make in the future. MORE

Pre-Unit

Technology / Motorcycle / Pre-Unit: An early motorcycle engine architecture where the engine and gearbox are built as independent casings, with their own oil reservoirs. (Compare unit construction). MORE

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