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
- Cylinder block;
- Cylinder head;
- Piston rings;
- Connecting rod;
- Crankshaft journals;
An Engine Components:
a – exhaust camshaft; b – cooling water jacket; c – inlet camshaft; d – valves; e – piston; f – connecting rod; g – crankshaft; s – spark.