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How compression ratio of main engine can be adjusted?

Adjustment of main engine compression ratio

Piston rod is fastened to the crosshead pin in a particular position.

A compression shim is fitted between piston rod base and crosshead pin.  By adjusting the thickness of compression shim, compression ratio of the engine can be adjusted.

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