Process

Step 1

In order to complete the task, you and your partner will choose specific roles, one to research task A - early advancement of the internal combustion engine.

The other to research task B -  possible methods of increasing engine efficiency.

Then together locate information to complete task C - Suggest factors that may drive or halt the advancement of the internal combustion engine.

Step 2

As a team, organize your research findings and present those findings to the class in lecture form. pictures and handouts optional.

reference the following websites to gather your information.

thermal efficiency

thermal, mechanical and volumetric efficiencies

energy losses

efficiency loss

early to modern efficiency

new technology

alternative fuels

thermodynamic laws

improving efficiency