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How Do Diesel Engines Work?

How Do Diesel Engines Work?

Diesel engines have long been known for their powerful performance and efficiency, making them a popular choice for various applications, including trucks, buses, and heavy machinery. But have you ever wondered how these engines actually work? In this article, we will explore the inner workings of diesel engines and shed light on their fascinating operation. 1. Introduction to Diesel Engines Diesel engines are internal combustion engines that utilize the principles of compression ignition. Unlike gasoline engines, which rely on spark plugs to ignite a mixture of fuel and air, diesel engines compress air in the cylinder, raising its temperature to the point where fuel injected into the combustion chamber ignites spontaneously. 2. Combustion Process The combustion process in a diesel engine can be summarized in four stages: intake, compression, combustion, and exhaust. During the intake stroke, the piston moves downward, drawing air into the cylinder. In the compression stroke, the p ... read more

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