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  • The Wankel Engine: A Comparison Engine

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    The Wankel Engine The Wankel engine is a type of internal combustion engine that is different than any other design. Even though it is much less common than the everyday gasoline engine, it is a much more practical design. It has proven to achieve higher horse power ratings while also having better efficiency than other gasoline engines of similar displacement. The Wankel Engine’s efficiency comes from the design where instead of having multiple pistons doing one of the four strokes of a four

  • The Layout Engine or Web Browser Engine

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    Introduction A Layout Engine is known by many names like a Rendering Engine or a Web Browser Engine. It is a software component that reads the marked up content along with its formatting information. Based on this, it displays the content (formatted) on the screen. The marked up content includes the HTML files, XML files, image files among others and the formatting information is given by the CSS files. So, it is safe to say that the web engine paints the content area that is to be displayed

  • The Rotary Engine: The Wankel/Rotary Engine

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    beautifully curvy body of a mid 90s Japanese sports car and crank the revs up to 9000. The rotary engine, a Mazda classic, is one of the most satisfying, temperamental,and rev happy engines of all time. The Wankel/Rotary engine is an internal combustion engine that uses an eccentric rotary design to convert pressure into rotating motion. Instead of the more common reciprocating piston designs, the Wankel engine has the advantages of simplicity, smoothness, compactness, high revolutions per minute, and

  • The Diesel Engine: The Power Of The Compression Engine

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    The Diesel engine has evolved from the very first one made in the 1800's. They are one of the main sources of transportation in the world, will explain the history of the compression engine in the first paragraph and the 3rd because there is so much history on a Diesel engine. The 4th paragraph explains how the power of the compression engine has evolved from the 1800's to now, will tell you how the fuel is made and also how the advancement of diesel fuel has bettered the diesel engine. The turbo

  • The Employee Engine: The Creation Of The Steam Engine

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    The creation of the steam engine is a confusing topic because most believe it’s creator was James Watt, others believe it was Thomas Newcome. According to Dayton University the earliest mention of a steam engine or a machine powered by steam was by a man named Hero in 1,000 A.D. There have been many improvements of the steam engine, and it really only became popular because of Thomas Newcome and James Watt, that’s why most people think they invented it. With their improvements, it was possible to

  • The Ic Engine: The History Of IC Engines

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    following the first revolutionary invention from Wright brothers, airplanes used IC engines to turn propeller to generate thrust. Today, even after innovation of gas turbine engines, most general aviation or private airplanes are still powered by propellers and internal combustion engines, much like normal automobile engines. Nowadays, the most predominant engine in small range aviation format is the air-cooled piston engine which is horizontally opposed with four, six and sometimes with eight cylinders

  • Steam Engines

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    The Steam Engine The steam engine provided a landmark in the industrial development of Europe. The first modern steam engine was built by an engineer, Thomas Newcomen, in 1705 to improve the pumping equipment used to eliminate seepage in tin and copper mines. Newcomen's idea was to put a vertical piston and cylinder at the end of a pump handle. He put steam in the cylinder and then condensed it with a spray of cold water; the vacuum created allowed atmospheric pressure to push the piston down.

  • The Steam Engine

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    never-ending search for energy sources, the invention of the steam engine changed the face of the earth.” (Siegel, Preface) The steam engine was the principal power source during the British Industrial Revolution in the 18th century. The steam engine opened a whole new world to everyone. The steam engine maximized production, efficiency, reliability, minimized time, the amount of labor, and the usage of animals. The steam engine in all revolutionized the Eastern Hemisphere, mainly European society

  • Steam Engine

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    An engines horsepower, in its most condensed definition, refers to the amount of horses it would take to perform the same function. At mankind’s present level of dependence on technology such a concept seems absurd, but at the beginning of the 17th century the literal equation of horsepower was used daily, especially in industry. With wind or water as the only alternative power sources, the use of load bearing beasts was inevitable. Wind is inconsistent and unreliable, whereas water was only plausible

  • Search Engines

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    written to search the Internet but most are not practical because they must sacrifice precision for coverage. However, a few engines have found interesting ways of providing high quality information quickly. Page value ranking, topic-specific searches, and Meta search engines are three of the most popular because they work smarter not harder. While no commercial search engine will make public their algorithm, the basic structure can be inferred by testing the results. The reason for this is because