Aerospace Engines A to Z
Aerospace Engines A to Z

Updated: 05-Sep-2023



This company made a strange rotary engine that should be included in the special engines chapter because of its unorthodox design.

-Its inventor was an automotive expert from New Jersey, Jerome L. Murray. However, there have been similar designs such as the one by Austin Mercer in 1964.

Rotocam engine cross-section
“Rotocam engine cross-section”

-The four cylinders are joined by their heads. The rotation is forced by the pistons in their expansion through joints that slide inside the outer body, which is oval.