Engine Lubrication, Fuel, Exhaust and Electrical Systems
The exhaust system of your car includes the exhaust pipe and the muffler. MARIN TOMAS/GETTY IMAGES
When it comes to day-to-day car maintenance, your first concern is probably the amount of gas in your car. How does the gas that you put in power the cylinders? The…[Read more]
Engine Cooling, Air-intake and Starting Systems
This diagram shows details of how a cooling system and the plumbing is connected.
The cooling system in most cars consists of the radiator and water pump. Water circulates through passages around the cylinders and then travels through the radiator to cool it off. In a few cars (…[Read more]
Figure 5. The camshaft
Most engine subsystems can be implemented using different technologies, and better technologies can improve the performance of the engine. Let’s look at all of the different subsystems used in modern engines, beginning with the valve train.
The valve train…[Read more]
Car engines can have all sorts of problems, whether fuel related or battery related. ZERO CREATIVES/GETTY IMAGES
So you go out one morning and your engine will turn over but it won’t start. What could be wrong? Now that you know how an engine works, you can understand the basic things that can keep an engine from running.
Basic Engine Parts
Figure 2. Inline: The cylinders are arranged in a line in a single bank.
The core of the engine is the cylinder, with the piston moving up and down inside the cylinder. Single cylinder engines are typical of most lawn mowers, but usually cars have more than one cylinder (four, six and eight cylinders are…[Read more]
The principle behind any reciprocating internal combustion engine: If you put a tiny amount of high-energy-density fuel (like gasoline) in a small, enclosed space and ignite it, an incredible amount of energy is released in the form of expanding gas.
You can use that energy for interesting purposes. For example, if…[Read more]
The 2018 Mercedes-AMG G65 final edition engine delivers 621 hp and 738 lb-ft. of torque. MERCEDES AMG
Have you ever opened the hood of your car and wondered what was going on in there? A car engine can look like a big confusing jumble of metal, tubes and wires to the uninitiated.
You might want to know what’s going on simply out of…[Read more]
arthur peace started the topic Carnegie Council International Student Essay Contest 2019 for Students in the forum Education 8 hours, 56 minutes ago
Students of all nationalities are invited to write on the essay topic: Is there an ethical responsibility to regulate the Internet? If so, why and to what extent? If not, why not?
Please include in your analysis an explanation (in your own words) of “responsibility” and what it means to “regulate” the Internet. Your essay should consider…[Read more]
A simple two-winding transformer construction consists of each winding being wound on a separate soft iron limb or core which provides the necessary magnetic circuit
This magnetic circuit, know more commonly as the “transformer core” is designed to provide a path for the magnetic field to flow around, whi…[Read more]
Transformers are electrical devices consisting of two or more coils of wire used to transfer electrical energy by means of a changing magnetic field
One of the main reasons that we use alternating AC voltages and currents in our homes and workplace’s is that AC supplies can be easily generated at a convenient v…[Read more]
Obama Foundation Scholars Program 2020 – Obama Foundation is now accepting applications from rising leaders around the world for its Scholars Program at Columbia University.
The deadline for submission of applications for the Obama Foundation Scholars Program at Columbia University is 13th December, 2019.
The Program brings together…[Read more]
What is Electricity?
Any appliances that we use in our daily lives such as household appliances, office equipments and industrial equipments, almost all of those things take electricity. Therefore, we should understand electricity.
The first question that we will find out the answer is “where does…[Read more]
A lathe is a machine tool which is used to rotate a work piece to perform various operations such as turning, facing, knurling, grooving etc., with the help of tools that are applied to the work piece.
In this article we will study about the lathe machine – main parts, operations and working. Almost in every industries of manufacturing l…[Read more]
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