Internal Combustion Engine Components

Internal Combustion Engine that are used in cars are made of thousands of components, but each of which is part of engine system or engine mechanism.  These components have a role to engine work.

But then, what are the major components of Internal Combustion Engine? Read on to find out!

WHAT IS AN ENGINE? An engine is also known as a piston engine because it uses pistons that are aided by a crankshaft to convert heat energy into useful mechanical work. 

MAJOR COMPONENTS OF AN ENGINE

  1. Cylinder block;
  2. Cylinder head;
  3. Crankcase;
  4. Sump;
  5. Piston;
  6. Piston rings;
  7. Gudgeon-pin;
  8. Connecting rod;
  9. Crankshaft;
  10. Crankshaft journals;
MAJOR COMPONENTS OF AN ENGINE

An Engine Components:

a – exhaust camshaft; b – cooling water jacket; c – inlet camshaft; d – valves; e – piston; f – connecting rod; g – crankshaft; s – spark.

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