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what is an internal combustion engine

why is it called four stroke?

  • internal combustion engines contain cylinders filled with air
    • air in these cylinders is trapped by tight-fitting pistions so gas can't escape
    • move up and down
  • gas inside is steam
  • each time a piston move sup or down is called a stroke
  • four stroke engines are engines which brun fuel once every four strokes of a pistion

 

 

2

indicator diagram

p-V diagram for engine

3

induction stroke

4

compression stroke

5

expansion

6

exhause

7

how deos a diesel engine work differntly