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    Four Stroke engine | Working, Application, Advantages and Disadvantages

    Fig: Four stroke diesel engine A four-stroke (also four-cycle) engine is an internal combustion (IC) engine in which the piston completes four separate strokes while turning the crankshaft, unkine two stroke engine which works on two cycle.  A stroke refers to the full travel of the piston along the cylinder, in either direction.  This type of engine works on otto cycle. Nikolaus Otto was the first person who demonstrated the four stroke engine in 1876.  Working: The four stroke engine has four separate strokes. Each stroke has following meaning: Fig: Working of a four stroke engine Intake: This stroke is also known as induction or suction. This stroke of the piston…

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    Combustion Engine | Definition and Types of engine

    A combustion engine is a mechanical device or motor which is designed to convert heat energy into the form of mechanical energy. However, engines are of different types. It has various different applications but most widely used in automobiles. The basic engine types is generally classified with respect to their combustion: 1) External combustion Engine: Fig: External combustion Engine or EC Engine This is an engine in which the combustion or burning of fuel takes place outside of the cylinder. That’s why it is known as EC Engine. However, In this engine heat is obtained by burning of fuel, then it is used to convert the water or other low boiling temperature…