The diesel engine was developed by a refrigerator engineer Dr. Rudolf Diesel in the year 1897. The diesel engine is in fact a compression ignition engine where a piston compresses the mixture of air and oil thus increasing the temperature to such an extent that the oil starts igniting and a mechanism is used [...]
Who invented Ferris wheel?
The Ferris wheel was invented by George Washington Gale Ferris in 1893. Originally a bridge builder he designed and constructed the first Ferris wheel as a landmark for the World’s Columbian Exposition in Chicago. A Ferris wheel which is also called as a big wheel or an observation wheel, consists of [...]
A vehicle used for various purposes such as hauling machinery or a trailer or used in construction or agricultural purposes to perform a number of functions is known as a tractor.
John Froelich of Clayton County, Iowa, America invented the first gasoline powered tractor. After finishing his college he decided to develop a tractor powered [...]
The name Ferrari is associated with the world famous racing car under the same name. Enzo Ferrari of Italy, born in Modena, was the founder and creator of the first Ferrari car in 1929. Enzo Ferrari worked for Alfa Romeo and headed the motor racing department there. He then left Alfa Romeo in 1939 and [...]
Changing a bi-cycle tire is a very common part of bi-cycle riding, but in most of the cases, people run to the repairing shop to change the tire. The changing work is not a very difficult task, at first one need to buy a fresh tire to change the old one. After that the person [...]
A car engine is usually an internal-combustion engine and there are various types of internal-combustion engines. The various types of internal-combustion engines that power the car are diesel engines and gasoline engines. All types of internal-combustion engine have their advantages and their disadvantages.
The external combustion engine
The old-fashioned steam engines that were used at the [...]
A bicycle is perhaps the first love for many. Most boys get them as their 8th birthday present. Keeping you bicycle in great condition throughout does not demand much. Even if someone is totally ignorant about bicycle repairs, he/she would be able to look after their ride. Also maintenance does not require a lot of [...]
With the rising popularity of mountain biking, the demand for mountain bikes has suddenly increased. This is the reason that the bikes come in many price ranges. Some mountain bikes are priced reasonably, while others can be extremely expensive. At times, it can get quite confusing for a person to choose the right mountain [...]
Fixing a flat bicycle tire requires about half an hour for those who are not used to it. Those that are accustomed to do it will take around 15 minutes. The tools necessary to fix a flat bicycle tire are quite inexpensive. When you fix the tires on your own, the cost will be a [...]
After the invention of wheel man started inventing different types of vehicles that could run on roads. It is said that in 1678 father Ferdinand Verbiest presented a steam powered vehicle to the emperor of China. But no proofs are available for this so people took it as it was a model.
The first self [...]