Why Carburetors are Used in Petrol [Not in Diesel] Engines?

Why Carburetors are Used in Petrol Engines? This is an obvious question which comes in the mind of a serious automotive buff, Why carburetors are used in petrol (or gasoline) engine and not in the diesel engine. To understand this question, let us first fully understand, what is a carburetor.…

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Turbocharger | Definition, Working, Uses [fully Explained with pictures]

Why do we use a turbocharger in an engine? Hi friends, an obvious question which comes in our mind while dealing with Internal Combustion Engines (IC Engines) is, What is Turbocharger and why it is used ? To understand this question lets go through, one by one. What is a…

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Engine Performance Parameters

There are several parameters which are used to determine the performance of an engine which are generally known as Engine Performance Parameters. These parameters include several efficiencies, ratios of different values etc. let us discuss each of these parameters one by one. Indicated thermal efficiency (ȵ ith) Indicated thermal efficiency is…

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Applications of Internal and External Combustion (IC & EC) Engines

On the basis of place of actual combustion of the fuel, engines are categorized into internal and external combustion engines. In internal combustion engine fuel burns inside the engine, while in external combustion engine actual burning of fuel takes place outside the engine and heat is carried to the engine…

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Internal Combustion Engines Classification

To understand Internal combustion engines completely one has to be well versed with engine classification. Internal combustion engines can be classified on the basis of several grounds. Some of the most popular grounds of IC engines classification are discussed here in detail. Based on type of fuel used  IC engines…

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Comparison between Four Stroke and Two Stroke Engines

Here is a comparison between four Stroke Engine and two Stroke Engines in tabular form. Description Two Stroke Engine Four Stroke engines Output/Revolution of crank shaft High Low Mechanical Simplicity High, since port are used for fuel intake Low, since valves are used for fuel intake Cost Comparatively Cheap Comparatively…

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Comparison between Spark Ignition (SI) and Compression Ignition (CI) Engines

Comparison between SI and CI engine Abbreviations used SI : Spark Ignition, CI: Compression Ignition Many people generally find it difficult to differentiate between SI and CI engines. To solve this problem we came with can exhaustive comparison between SI and CI engine. This comparison has been drawn in a table to…

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