How Your Car Gets You to Your Destination

how a car engine works

Most people use cars as a means of transportation without considering what is actually happening beneath the hood. Modern cars run with internal combustion engines which convert heat produced by burning gasoline into torque. The engine has a lot of moving parts, which are discussed in some detail below. The Basics Internal combustion engines are housed in an engine block. This is sometimes referred to as a cylinder block because cylinders are cast into it. An engine becomes more powerful with additional cylinders. Engines include pistons that move inside the…

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