Gasoline engine

A gasoline engine is an engine that runs on gasoline as fuel. It works by first mixing fuel and air and then sending the air-fuel mixture to cylinders where the air-fuel mixture is compressed. The compressed air-fuel mixture is ignited by an spark plug and expands (explodes) rapidly. It is a system where the pressure from this expansion is then applied to pistons that turn it into reciprocating motion. Mechanisms called rods and cranks then turn the reciprocating motion into rotational motion.

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