Essays Tagged: "Internal combustion engine"

The Automobile's Role in Pollution

ion deriving from man-made goods. Today's major contributor of air pollution is the automobile. The internal combustion engine burns fossil fuel causing the fuels elemental composition being released ... ete gasoline combustion. This gas is colorless, odorless but is extremely harmful and poisonous.The internal combustion engine found in automobiles has various harmful environmental effects. Three mai ...

(17 pages) 578 0 4.5 Mar/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Evolution of Jet Engines

x propulsion device which draws in air by means of an intake,compresses it, heats it by means of an internal combustion engine, which when expelled it turns aturbine to produce thrust, resulting in a ... lfunction and crashes.With the new computer analysis of problems and the new materials found in the internals of theengines, there is less of a risk of malfunction than in the past.Many factors have l ...

(2 pages) 65 0 3.9 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Internal Combustion Engine

An internal-combustion engine is a heat engine that burns fuel and air inside a combustionchamber locat ... roper. Simply stated, a heat engine is an engine thatconverts heat energy to mechanical energy. The internal- combustion engine should bedistinguished from the external- combustion engine, for example ... through the reaction principle as they escape through the nozzle.Most people are familiar with the internal-combustion reciprocating engine, which is used topower most automobiles, boats, lawn mowers ...

(5 pages) 76 0 3.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Internal Conbustion Engine

- -INTERNAL-COMBUSTION ENGINEINTRODUCTIONInternal Combustion Engine, a heat engine in which the fuel is ... s with an external combustion engine that fuel burned apart from the engine. The principal types of internal combustion engine are : reciprocating engine such as Otto-engine, and Diesel engines ; and ... engines ; and rotary engines, such as the Wankel engine and the Gas-turbine engine.In general, the internal combustion engine has become the means of propulsion in the transportation field, with the ...

(12 pages) 105 0 3.0 Dec/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

How an internal cumbustion engine works

IntroductionInternal Combustion Engine, a heat engine in which the fuel is burned (that is, united with oxygen ) ... ss with an external combustion engine thatfuel burned apart from the engine. The principal types of internal combustionengine are : reciprocating engine such as Otto-engine, and Diesel engines ; andro ... l engines ; androtary engines, such as the Wankel engine and the Gas-turbine engine.In general, the internal combustion engine has become the means ofpropulsion in the transportation field, with the e ...

(11 pages) 89 0 4.5 Nov/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

America's Automotive Industry.

perimenting their work on steam engines but it did not begin to flourish until the invention of the internal combustion engine, Witch was first introduced in 1859 when the French engineer J. J. Etienn ...

(5 pages) 255 2 4.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

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 engine. He was born on the 18th of March, 1858 in Paris. Rudolph was born into a ...

(4 pages) 62 0 4.6 May/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Design Arts

Early Inventions

inds of energy were coming into use. One was gasoline, which powered a new type of engine called an internal combustion engine. Small, light, and efficient, this engine would eventually make electrici ...

(1 pages) 27 0 3.7 Aug/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

Tanks in World War I

ar used a small number of tractors to maneuver around the muddy battlefield. The development of the internal combustion engine in 1885 by Nikolaus August Otto, a tractor was constructed in the U.S. by ...

(4 pages) 24 0 4.3 Feb/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War I

Since the introduction of Dex-cool in 1996, vehicle owners have been plagued with problems.

dministrators are educated professionals with a clear understanding of how the cooling system on an internal combustion engine work. It is assumed they have an above average knowledge of vehicles and ...

(1 pages) 924 0 5.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Civil Engineering

The Technology of Sport Compact Cars.

In case you are not familiar with the basics of how an internal combustion engine works, it goes something like this. The piston is connected to a connecti ...

(4 pages) 38 0 0.0 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Transportation Revolution of the 1900's

changed the way long distances were traveled with the first successful air flight.In the 1880's the internal combustion engine was used in two major inventions. The first one was on the ground. Not on ... to improve the quality and safety of the cars out on the road.The second major invention using the internal combustion engine was by air. Around the same time the automobile was being mass produced, ...

(4 pages) 33 0 0.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

ECO/360 Auto Industry Overview

e automobile industry started as early as 1680 when Christian Huygens designed, but never built, an internal combustion engine that was to be fueled by gunpowder (The History of the Automobile, n.d.). ... rieved June 25, 2006, from http://inflationdata.com/Inflation/Inflation_Rate/AnnualInflation.aspThe Internal Combustion Engine and Early Gas-Powered Cars (n.d.) The History of the Automobile-Gas Engin ...

(16 pages) 1107 0 4.4 Jul/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics > Rates & Indexes

Business Research, Bankruptcy, Outboard Marine Corporation

ay. Two years after inventing it, he launched a national advertising campaign and the concept of an internal combustion engine, which led to the birth of the recreational marine industry. The company ...

(3 pages) 28 0 4.0 Aug/2006

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies

Construction Employers

. The large-scale mechanization of construction took a major step forward with the invention of the internal combustion engine towards the end of the century. (Betts, 2000)The extensive projects in ho ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management > Management Planning & Decision Making

How Fossil Fuels Affect The Environment

l air pollutants are the result of fossil fuel combustion, either in the home, by industries or the internal combustion engine. Smoke is tiny particles of carbon suspended in the air, produced as a re ...

(5 pages) 93 0 5.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science

Henry Ford

alked to Detroit To get a job.He got a job in detroit in a machine shop. where he learned about the internal combustion engine. After a few years of learning about metals Ford went back to the Farm in ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Nickel metal hydrive battery for electric vehical

Electric vehicles can benefit us in many ways. Comparing with the internal combustion engine, EVs don't cause pollution when operating. They can run in a long period ...

(2 pages) 733 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Henry ford 2

ted to do. The following year he took another job where he was exposed to and began working with an internal-combustion engine. In 1882 he was hired by Westinghouse to service steam engines and contin ...

(6 pages) 10 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

Efficiency Of Transportation

costs to maintain an electric car are tremendously less because it lacks many of the parts that an internal combustion engine car has. Because it lacks most of the parts that an ordinary car has, the ...

(2 pages) 22 0 4.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Environmental Science