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How a diesel engine works
Automotive
Traditionally, diesel engines have always been seen as noisy, Smelly and underpowered engines of little use other than in trucks, taxis, and vans. But as diesel engines and their injection system controls have become more refined, The 1980s have seen …
How an engine cooling system works
Automotive
When it runs, a car engine produces a lot of heat and must be continuously cooled to avoid damage to the engine. Generally, this is done by circulating coolant liquid usually water mixed, With an antifreeze solution through special cooling …
How manual gearboxes work
Automotive
Internal-combustion engines run at high speeds, So a reduction in gearing is necessary to transmit power to the drive wheels, Which turn much more slowly. The gearbox provides a selection of gears for different driving conditions, Standing start, climbing a …
The Engine
Automotive
The engine is the heart of your car. It is a complex machine built to convert heat from burning gas, Into the force that turns the road wheels. The chain of reactions that achieve that objective is set in motion …
The Diesel Locomotive
Automotive
Like the electric locomotive, it has electric drive, in the form of traction motors driving the axles and controlled with electronic controls. It can operate over the same routes and can be operated by the same drivers. It differs principally …