25 January 2017

Advantages of diesel engine

The diesel engine is an internal combustion engine in which air is compressed at a high temperature and ignite the fuel which is injected into the combustion chamber, where a piston is actuated by combustion and expansion thus transforms the chemical energy into mechanical energy that used in various automobile vehicles. Let us have a deep insight into the advantages provided by a diesel engine. 

Advantages of diesel engine :

  • The diesel engine offers the best class mileage. 
  • A diesel engine has 25 to 30 % better fuel economy than a petrol engine.
  • The engine is stronger and offers more horsepower. 
  • Less pollution.
  • Diesel is better efficient available fuel and it is energy-dense and durable than petrol fuel.
  • Diesel engine free to spark plug it helps in avoiding the elimination of ignition tune-ups.
  • Can use alternative fuel like bio diesel.
  • It is much safer in accidents because diesel does not evaporate as easy as petrol. 
  • Carbon monoxide and unburnt hydrocarbons do not form in the crevices of the cylinder wall because the diesel engine only compresses air. 
  • Produce maximum torque at low engine speed. 
  • Easier to turbocharge and supercharge a diesel engine. 
  • No sparking as the fuel auto-ignites thus no spark plugs or spark wires required. 
  • They can be run on synthetic fuel easily.