20 March 2016

Requirement of ignition system

The smooth and reliable functioning of an ignition system is essential for the reliable working of the engine. Some of the points on the requirement of an ignition system are as follows. 

The important requirement of the ignition system is listed below: 

  • To provide good spark between the electrodes of the plugs at the correct timing.
  • It should work efficiently across the entire engine speed range.
  • It should be light and effective.
  • Reliable in service.
  • It should be easy to maintain and compact.
  • It should be cheap and convenient to handle.
  • Spark per ignition timing must be optimized for all engine conditions.