Automotive Engines


Find More About Automotive Engines


For most of the auto owners and enthusiast, there are some curiosity and questions about the automotive engines used in their autos. Some initial knowledge helps in engine maintenance and identifying engine parts. It is important to know working, various engine parts, and their functions for engine repairs, upgrading activities. Engines are made from thousands of parts and systems combined together to work it properly. Many auto manufacturers manufacture automotive motors and their shape design changes slightly. However, the engine parts and components are similar.

Automotive engines are of different types depending on the fuel used. There are gasoline engines, diesel engines, gas turbine engines and many others. The most common engines are gasoline engines run on petrol. The pistons, rods, crankshafts, spark plugs, exhaust etc. work together. If you go through automotive motor or engine, you will find following elements –

  • The basic piston engine is a metal block with series of chambers.
  • The lower block known as crankcase has rigid mounting points to hold fast the crankshaft.
  • The upper block is made in aluminum or iron alloy casting which encases hollow jackets covering the cylinder walls. It carries the coolant liquids, which absorbs heat from the engine core.
  • The crankshaft is a long rod of steel or iron or aluminum bolted to the top of the engine block.
  • Pistons, crankpins and circular rings work together to give effect of rotation and motion. The piston moves in the cylinder with up and down motion when the crankshaft rotates.
  • The cylinders with pistons moving up and down inside is referred as engine core. Typically engines are seen with 4, 6, 8 cylinders with in-line or V shaped arrangements. Automotive motor is known with the number of cylinders and their configurations and engine capacities.

All these functions and configurations of automotive engine parts are coordinated very well to drive the vehicle successfully.

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