internal combustion engine

US1068781-Internal combustion engine

The internal combustion engine, late 19th century – Turned air and fuel into power, eventually replacing the steam engine

engine – produces some effect from a given input. There are many different types of engines that have evolved over time. One of the earliest was the steam engine.

internal combustion engines


  • Leaded gasoline – tetraethyl lead gasoline At the time of its invention, leaded gasoline helped reduce “knock” in engines,
  • bio-diesel


  • Mechanical engineer
  • Automotive engineer

That’s engineering

  • combustion – The intense burning of the fuel-air mixture in the combustion chamber . Some used to think that the fuel-air mixture exploded; but further investigation has shown that it rapidly burns.

Engineering ideas

  • mechanical work, fluid, combustion, turbine

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