Category Archives: Internal Combustion Engines

Electronic Fuel Injection System Explained | Merits and Demerits

By | March 24, 2019

Electronic Fuel Injection (EFI) System Electronic fuel injection (EFI) system is used both in gasoline and diesel engines. There are many problems with the carburetors used for preparing charge in the gasoline engines. Some of them are Non-uniform distribution of fuel in a multi-cylinder engine. Poor breathing capacity (volumetric efficiency) of the engine. Problem of… Read More »

Fuel Injection System | Functions and Different Parts Explained

By | March 24, 2019

Fuel injection system Fuel injection system is the very important part of the Compression Ignition (CI) engine. The performance of an engine viz. power output, economy etc. is largely dependent on the fuel injection system. The injection system has to perform important duty initiating and controlling the combustion process. What is the difference between carburetion… Read More »

Engine Performance Parameters

By | March 23, 2019

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 (η ith) Indicated thermal efficiency is the ratio of indicated… Read More »