What Is TDC on Engines?

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TDC means Top Dead Centre. This is where the cycle of the four strokes starts in a car’s engine. The strokes are intake, compression, combustion and exhaust strokes.
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Top dead centre is the position of a piston in a reciprocating engine that is farthest from the crankshaft. Generally, the dead centre is any point of a crank where the applied force is straight along its axis; hence, no turning force is applicable.
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