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How Engines Work

A car engine is one of the most amazing machines we use on a daily basis. Learn all about combustion engines in this video from HowStuffWorks.


A car engine is one of the most amazing machines we use on a daily basis. Learn all about combustion engines in this video from HowStuffWorks.
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How Engines Work

In this clip from Discovery Channel's "Massive Engines," host Chris Barrie highlights the evolution of the diesel truck engine with a look at the humble beginnings of a 1935 six cylinder Leyland.
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Massive Engines: Diesel Engine Evolution

Using a battery, magnet, coil and paperclips, host Chris Barrie demonstrates on a small scale how electric engines can power one of the largest land machines ever built on Discovery Channel's "Massive Engines."
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Massive Engines: Electric Engines

In this clip from Discovery Channel's "Massive Engines," host Chris Barrie gives us inside look at how the massive turbocharged diesel engine works in one of Europe's largest tractor trailers.
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Massive Engines: How Modern Diesel Engines Work

Invented by Rudolf Diesel, the diesel engine revolutionized the trucking industry due to its low cost and fuel efficiency. Learn more about the origin of the diesel engine on Discovery Channel's "Massive Engines."
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Massive Engines: Origin of the Diesel Engine

In this clip from Discovery Channel's "Massive Engines," host Chris Barrie test drives a 1931 Scammell tractor. Even though this petrol truck could haul a massive load, it was severely lacking in fuel efficiency, getting a mere 2 miles a gallon.
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Massive Engines: Petrol Engine

From the first simple liquid fueled engine to the massive Saturn V engine, host Chris Barrie explains how rockets evolved over time on Discovery Channel's "Massive Engines."
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Massive Engines: Rocket Engine Evolution

On Discovery Channel's "Massive Engines," host Chris Barrie visits the Papplewick pumping house to see the Watt steam engine in action.
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Massive Engines: Watt Steam Engines

Using a special engine cam, get an introduction to the basic functions and operations of a car engine on TLC's "Understanding."
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Understanding: Car Engine Basics

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How Turbochargers Work

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Understanding: Car Engine Basics

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Understanding: Drivetrain and Transmission Basics

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How Hit and Miss Engines Work

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How Engines Work

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How Diesel Two Stroke Engines Work

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How It's Made: Carburetors

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Massive Engines: How Modern Diesel Engines Work

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Fast N' Loud: Tubing For the Bronco

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How Manual Transmissions Work: Installation

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Some Assembly Required: BMW Turbo Charger


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Fast N' Loud: The Transmission

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Fast N' Loud: Tubing For the Bronco

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Fast N' Loud: The Bronco's Rust

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Fast and Loud: Hydraulic Brakes

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