Animated Engines To See How They Really Work

Maybe you know about 2 and 4-stroke engines, but most of you don’t know about a Wankel, an Atkinson, a Gnome Rotary or jet propulsion and many others. See them at work in cool graphic animations. May also help you fall asleep at bed time… Animated Engines. (thank you Troy)


9 Responses to “Animated Engines To See How They Really Work”

  1. 1 Luis Jan 22nd, 2012 at 9:04 am

    I heart my wankel. Its fun as heck.

  2. 2 Bradley K Jan 22nd, 2012 at 1:53 pm

    Very cool

  3. 3 sollis Jan 22nd, 2012 at 2:32 pm

    Very cool thanks for posting

  4. 4 Fritz Jan 22nd, 2012 at 3:10 pm

    Wow! Is that ever neat!!! I never thought a Sterling engine would work until my boss brought a small one in to work. It worked great!! He is a journeyman machinist trained in the UK and this was one of his apprentice projects. Thanks for the info above and beyond the usual!

  5. 5 Heavy Metal Jan 23rd, 2012 at 6:21 am

    Saw a Gnome Rotary run at Old Rhinebeck Aerodrome in sept. What a sound, blip throttle and ignition that cuts out cylinders when less power is needed. No wonder the life of a WW1 fighter pilot was so short. Brave souls they were.

  6. 6 Jason Hallman Jan 23rd, 2012 at 8:05 am

    I use something similar in my Auto Shop class. The kids really get a good understanding of how things work. Thanks for posting.

  7. 7 John Williams Jan 23rd, 2012 at 8:46 am

    I’m surprised a conventional Radial Engine is not depicted..

    Ride on

  8. 8 Manny Jan 23rd, 2012 at 1:33 pm

    Great enthusiast content that reaches across all segments (Manny the pr/marketing guy comment).
    Bitchin’ (Manny the moto-enthusiast comment).
    Thanks Cyril.

  9. 9 Mazz BMHS Bike Klub Canada's Only Chopper Class Jan 26th, 2012 at 7:56 am

    I have been using this site for years to teach my students how internal and external combustion engines work, great animations, very good explanations, I highly recommend!!!!

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