Essays Tagged: "Diesel engine"

Internal Combustion Engine

raises the temperature of theair in the chamber and ignites the injected fuel without a spark. The diesel engine is acompression-ignition engine. This article emphasizes the spark-ignition engine.The ... tlieb Daimler designed thefirst high-speed internal-combustion engine (1885) and carburetor. Rudolf Diesel invented asuccessful compression-ignition engine (the diesel engine) in 1892.The operation of ...

(5 pages) 76 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Internal Conbustion Engine

e principal types of internal combustion engine are : reciprocating engine such as Otto-engine, and Diesel engines ; and rotary engines, such as the Wankel engine and the Gas-turbine engine.In general ... applications, size of unit and local factor often determine the choice between the use of steam and diesel engine. Diesel power plants have a distinct economic advantage over steam engine when size of ...

(12 pages) 105 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

How an internal cumbustion engine works

he principal types of internal combustionengine are : reciprocating engine such as Otto-engine, and Diesel engines ; androtary engines, such as the Wankel engine and the Gas-turbine engine.In general, ... applications, size of unit and local factor oftendetermine the choice between the use of steam and diesel engine. Diesel powerplants have a distinct economic advantage over steam engine when size of ...

(11 pages) 89 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

diesel engines and its effects on the environment

scuss one kind of engine. We will see how it works and how its emissions affect the air quality.The diesel engineIn 1892, Rudolph Diesel, a German engineer developed the "diesel" engine. Unlike the ga ... 2, Rudolph Diesel, a German engineer developed the "diesel" engine. Unlike the gasoline engine, the diesel engine is capable of spontaneous combustion of liquid fuel without requiring spark ignition. ...

(13 pages) 214 2 4.4 Mar/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

Life cycle and cradle-to-grave analysis of timber (discusses recycling, waste minimisation and ecological restoration)

transportation is most significant on nitrogen oxides emissions. The nitrogen oxide emissions of a diesel motor per consumed energy are very high compared with typical energy production plants. Altho ... portFor most transport equipment - electric trains being an exception - the energy is produced in a diesel engine leading to nitrogen oxides (NOx), sulphur, carbon dioxide (CO2) and particle emissions ...

(8 pages) 192 1 4.1 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Earth Sciences

DNT - Rudolph Diesel - Inventor of the diesel engine

Rudolph Diesel was a German engineer who in 1892 created the diesel engine, a type of internal combustion en ... or family and was surrounded by poverty almost all of his life, making for a very unhappy childhood.Diesel started his education in Paris where he was an excellent student. He enjoyed art and spent a ... . After studying three years in Augsburg, Rudolph decided to become an engineer.When the war ended, Diesel moved back to Paris with his family. But shortly later moving back to Paris, Rudolph's sister ...

(4 pages) 62 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

"Cummins Engine Company Analysis"

e the commercial potential of an unproven engine technology invented two decades earlier by Rudolph Diesel.Clessie Cummins was a self taught mechanic and inventor with the desire to develop the first ... mechanic and inventor with the desire to develop the first diesel-powered automobile. He placed the diesel engine in a used Packard limousine and took W. G. Irwin for a spin on Christmas Day in 1929. ...

(20 pages) 109 0 3.5 Jan/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Biodiesel

1. What is biodiesel and how is it made?Biodiesel is a renewable source of fuel, and is an alternative to petroleu ... able source of fuel, and is an alternative to petroleum. It's base is vegetable oil, and it runs in diesel engines. Usually made from soy, rapeseed, fryer, or canola oil, it can also be made by variou ... ids and turns the oil into esters, which are certain chemical compounds. After this process, the biodiesel acts very much like petroleum diesel, but with much more desirable traits.2. How does it effe ...

(2 pages) 36 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Junk

Biodiesel Biodiesel is a great form of gasoline used in few kinds of vehicles. Biodiesel is very low on ... a great form of gasoline used in few kinds of vehicles. Biodiesel is very low on octane though. Biodiesel is not that different from regular diesel and other kinds of gasoline. Biodiesel is made from ... regular diesel and other kinds of gasoline. Biodiesel is made from vegetable oil and animal fat. Biodiesel is not regular vegetable oil and is not safe to swallow. Biodiesel is biodegradable so it is ...

(1 pages) 390 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

Petrol Price

ease in the price of oil will lead to an increase in the price of their subproducts such as petrol, diesel and heating oil. Because oil refineries want have the same profit so if their costs increase ... un if the increase persist he could buy a smaller car that consumes less petrol or maybe one with a diesel motor or even one with an alternative engine such as solar or electric one if these technolog ...

(4 pages) 565 0 0.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Rudolf Diesel

Rudolf Diesel was born on March 18, 1858 in Paris and was the son of a leather merchant. He died on Septemb ... a leather merchant. He died on September 29, 1913 while crossing the English Channel. Rudolf Diesel studied in England and at the Polytechnic School in Munich where he then settled. He began hi ... Polytechnic School in Munich where he then settled. He began his career as a refrigerator engineer. Diesel also worked from 1893-1897 at the Augsburg Machine-Works developing a working engine. He work ...

(3 pages) 847 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Is Biodiesel a Viable Alternative To Diesel From Fossil Fuels For Trucks And Buses?

1.0 IntroductionBiodiesel is defined as mono-alky esters of long -chain fatty acid. It is a fuel that derived from the ... fatty acid. It is a fuel that derived from the vegetable oils, animal fats, which is similar to the diesel fuel except that it is made from the crops. It is produced from domestically grown, renewable ... wn, renewable sources, such as crop oils or animal fats which are then chemically converted into biodiesel (Habmigren, 2003). Unlike diesel, biodiesel contains no petroleum products and free of sulfur ...

(4 pages) 44 0 3.5 Jul/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Biotechnology

The History of Diesel Electric Locomotives

1MillerThe History of Diesel Electric LocomotivesOne of the problems in the passenger train industry was the complaints fr ... a German engineer successfully perfected the compression engine. Today this design is known as the diesel engine, which is four times more efficient than the earlier steam engine. In 1913, Rudolf Die ... r witnessing his engine design in a Swiss locomotive. This tragedy occurred just a few years before dieselizations of the railways begin in the United States (Solomon 34). General Electric expanded in ...

(5 pages) 18 0 0.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Sun

r energy system has more advantages than using other systems such as nuclear power, hydro power and diesel engine power, if they are compared in terms of investment cost, transmission cost, land cost ...

(13 pages) 34 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Automotive emissions

s comes directly from the combustion process, and can't be eliminated when we're working with both, diesel or petrol engines, makes part of the reaction, and only can be reduced. There are two ways of ... unning lean and the auto ignition neither the retarded ignition will produce too much negative work.DieselThe diesel power is always controlled by the size of the main injection because diesel engines ...

(4 pages) 18 0 5.0 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Effects of Podded Propulsion Bearing Failure

earing failures.Background Information:In the traditional propulsion system, a medium to high speed diesel engine inside the ship’s hull turns the shaft of the propeller through a gearbox, depend ... ull turns the shaft of the propeller through a gearbox, depending on the diesel engine. A low speed diesel engine is directly connected to the shaft causing the shaft to turn at engine speed. In a die ...

(9 pages) 2871 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Mechanical Engineering

No More Trees Shall Die in the Name of Paper

interiors out of hemp and started experimenting with hemp seed oil to fuel and grease engines, the diesel engine was later designed for use with hemp oil. Then, in world war two Japan cut off America ... acids in as perfect a ratio to meet human nutritional needs" The oils can also be fermented into biodiesel fuel that burns completely clean. In Herer's book he states that "Farming 6% of the continent ...

(4 pages) 11 0 0.0 Dec/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

massey

1)Massey Ferguson operates as a producer of farm machinery, industrial machinery and diesel engines. In these types of industries are many SME's (small and medium-sized enterprises) and ... icipating in the B2A sector e.g. they made a contract to modernize and improve Poland's tractor and diesel engine industry. The other two leading companies are more concentrated to the big North Ameri ...

(3 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Accounting