What is OHV, SOHC, DOHC? Camshaft Terms Defined

It’s not unusual to read a review, see a spec list, or otherwise see technical terms for an engine that are not accompanied by an explanation. For example, a car might be listed as having a DOHC, 32-valve V8. What, exactly, is that?

To help clarify things, let’s look at the three most common engine camshaft types so you’ll know what they are.

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