Diesel Engine History

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The Diesel Engines has evolved from the very first one made in the 1800's. Diesel Engines are one of the main sources of transportation in the world; throughout this paper I will explain the history of the compression engine, how the power of the compression engine has evolved from the 1800's to now, how Diesel fuel is made and also how the advancement of diesel fuel has bettered the diesel engine. The turbo was invented and was put in the first diesel in 1938; this is also how we got the term turbo diesel. The turbo gave the engine more horsepower for the first diesel invented and has created better engines performance. The conclusion I will explain how the upgrades for the diesel engine such as horsepower, durability, towing power, chips,…show more content…
When Rudolf Diesel produced the compression engine it had no power to do anything. The engine had around 20Hp because it was one cylindered, 4 stroke, water cooled, air injected fuel. For an engine that was so tall and big it had no power. There was a lot of fuel being used to power this engine and keep it running. There was an issue in his engine that had to be worked on. He had tested the engine a very long time, Worked together with other people in his quest to make the best engine out there for the people that believed in him. Now, that technology and other things have been invented there have been a very big change in the diesel industry. There have been so many new things that have been produced. Now, the diesel engine that we produced straight from the factory has 440 hp and that's a 6.7 Ford Power stoke, the 6.7 Dodge Cummins has 385 hp and this is all from the factory production line. The diesel fuel has made the diesel engine and the diesel production better is because there has been so many things that the world has invented to make less fuel miles and also can make you go through more fuel or less fuel. Diesel fuel is a bi produced of gas. The primary use of diesel fuel is in diesel engines. The invention of the diesel engine is credited to Rudolph Diesel, who filed the first diesel engine patent in 1892. His use of peanut oil (rather than a petroleum product) to fuel an engine--demonstrated at the 1889 exhibition fair in Paris--could be considered the first attempt at a biodiesel fuel. Diesel perceived his engine design as an alternative to other engines of the era that could be used by the everyday man without depending on large industry. Currently, there are two major types of diesel fuel: petroleum based diesel fuel (sometimes called petro diesel), which is derived from oil; and biodiesel fuel, made using organic materials such as soybeans, slaughter waste and corn.( Dontigney,

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