Two-stroke engine

Two-stroke engine

A two-stroke engine is a type of internal combustion engine with a cycle of only two (power) strokes.

Physics

Keywords

internal combustion engine, two-stroke engine, engine, heat engine, cylinders, driven shaft, engine block, cylinder head, intake manifold, exhaust manifold, crankshaft, piston, spark plug, cylinder, intake, compression, carburettor, power stroke, lubricating oil, cycle, mixture, trabant, thermodynamics, physics

Related items

Diesel engine

The German engineer Rudolf Diesel patented the diesel engine in 1893.

Four-stroke Otto engine

This animation demonstrates the type of engine most commonly used in cars.

Radial engine

Radial engines are used primarily in aeroplanes and helicopters.

Stirling engine - hot-air engine

Stirling engines are also known as external combustion engines. Unlike internal combustion engines (e.g. Otto-engine), here combustion takes place outside...

Wankel engine

A type of rotary engine of high efficiency

DC motor

DC motors consist of a permanent magnet and a coil within the magnet, with electric current flowing in it.

Hero’s aeolipile

Hero of Alexandria is the inventor of the first steam engine, although he regarded it as an entertaining toy.

How does it work? - Differential gear

A differential allows the driven wheels of a car to rotate at different speeds when the car is turning.

How does it work? - Gearbox

In transmission systems, the engine torque is modified by reducing or increasing rotational speed.

Motorcycle

This animation demonstrates the construction of motorcycles.

Oil platform

A long pipe in the centre of the tower penetrates the ocean bed until it reaches the layer that contains oil.

Watt´s steam engine (18th century)

The steam engine, perfected by the Scottish engineer James Watt, revolutionised technology.

Operation of oil wells

Machinery that pumps crude oil to the surface

p-V-T diagram for ideal gases

The relationship between the pressure, volume and temperature of ideal gases is described by the gas laws.

Construction of cars

This animations demonstrates the exterior and interior construction of cars, as well as their operation.

Environmentally friendly vehicles

Combining a conventional internal combustion engine propulsion system with an electric propulsion system reduces emission.

Ford Model T

The popular model of the American automobile factory was the first mass-produced car in the world.

Added to your cart.