Four-stroke Otto engine
This animation demonstrates the type of engine most commonly used in cars.
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The German engineer Rudolf Diesel patented the diesel engine in 1893.
Radial engines are used primarily in aeroplanes and helicopters.
Stirling engines are also known as external combustion engines. Unlike internal combustion engines (e.g. Otto-engine), here combustion takes place outside...
A two-stroke engine is a type of internal combustion engine with a cycle of only two (power) strokes.
A type of rotary engine of high efficiency
Hero of Alexandria is the inventor of the first steam engine, although he regarded it as an entertaining toy.
The relationship between the pressure, volume and temperature of ideal gases is described by the gas laws.
This animations demonstrates the exterior and interior construction of cars, as well as their operation.
DC motors consist of a permanent magnet and a coil within the magnet, with electric current flowing in it.
Combining a conventional internal combustion engine propulsion system with an electric propulsion system reduces emission.
The popular model of the American automobile factory was the first mass-produced car in the world.
Formula 1 is the highest class and most popular type of motor racing.
A differential allows the driven wheels of a car to rotate at different speeds when the car is turning.
In transmission systems, the engine torque is modified by reducing or increasing rotational speed.
This animation demonstrates the construction of motorcycles.
A long pipe in the centre of the tower penetrates the ocean bed until it reaches the layer that contains oil.
The products of oil refining include diesel oil, petrol and lubricants.
A colourless, odourless gas, an important component of the atmosphere, indispensable to sustain terrestrial life.
The Benz Patent-Motorwagen is widely regarded as the first vehicle propelled by an internal combustion engine.
Hungarian engineer János Csonka built his first automobiles for the Hungarian Postal Service.
Two meshing gears transmit torque during their rotational motion.
The steam engine, perfected by the Scottish engineer James Watt, revolutionised technology.
The Tesla Model S is one of the first commercially available electric cars.
Machinery that pumps crude oil to the surface
Buses play an important role in public transport.