Articles Posted in the " Internal and External Engines " Category

  • OTTO CYCLE–INTRODUCTION

    OTTO CYCLE–INTRODUCTION

    OTTO CYCLE INTRODUCTION Otto Cycle is  known as 4 stroke cycle. Otto Cycle is used in internal combustion engines. The first engine based on Otto cycle was such engine was built by the German engineer Otto in 1861. FOUR STROKE OF THE OTTO CYCLE ARE SUCTION STROKE Piston moves outwards and Intake valve opens but […]


  • GAS POWER CYCLES—-INTRODUCTION

    GAS POWER CYCLES—-INTRODUCTION

    GAS POWER CYCLES   Definition A gas power cycle is one where the working substance is gas. In the analysis of gas power cycles.  We take the working substance as air  for simplicity. Thus these are also called Air Standard Cycles. LIST OF AIR STANDARD CYCLES Otto cycle: It is used in petrol engines. Diesel […]


  • COMPARISON OF COMBUSTION PROCESS OF SI AND CI ENGINES

    COMPARISON OF COMBUSTION PROCESS OF SI AND CI ENGINES

    COMPARISON OF COMBUSTION PROCESS OF SI AND CI ENGINES Combustion is a process of burning hydrogen and carbon in the fuel with oxygen. There are major differences in the combustion process in SI and CI engines. These have been tabulated below:     Sr. No. SI Engine CI Engine   1. There is a carburetor […]



  • * HISTORY OF INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE

    * HISTORY OF INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE

    HISTORY OF INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE Power producing engines Sr. No. Internal Combustion Engine ICE External Combustion Engine ECE 1. Petrol Reciprocating Engine Diesel Reciprocating Engine Gas Turbine Rocket Engine Steam Engine Steam Turbine Solar Power Plant Nuclear Power Plant ICE concept started 150 years earlier. ICE engine creator—Etienne Lenoir in 1859 ICE Modern engine creator—Siegfried […]




  • * Few Commonly Used Terms of a Vehicle—-Internal Combustion Engines

    * Few Commonly Used Terms of a Vehicle—-Internal Combustion Engines

    Few Commonly Used Terms of a Vehicle—-Internal Combustion Engines GROUND CLEARANCE  The vertical distance between the road surface (ground) and the lowest part of the vehicle is called ground clearance. Minimum ground clearance in Indian passenger cars is 160 mm. It is required that that lowest part of vehicle does not tough a speed breaker or […]