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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What is Refrigerator & How It is Different from Air Conditioner

We all use Refrigerators and Air conditioners in our daily life, especially in summers they are boon. But how many of us actually, what is refrigerator or air conditioner. Starting from the scratch, we will understand them step by step. Lets start with refrigerator. What is Refrigerator? Technically a Refrigerator is…

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Plant Maintenance | Definition and Types Explained [Time and Condition Based]

Running a Plant or factory is not an easy thing. It involves a lot of processes and one of them is plant maintenance. What is plant maintenance? What are the types of plant maintenance? What is Time and condition based maintenance? What do we mean by Preventive, Predictive, Corrective and Shutdown…

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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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