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Textbook Problem

Which of the following is not a true statement about diesel engines?

  1. The operation and main components of a diesel engine are comparable to those of a gasoline engine.

  • Diesel and gasoline engines are available as four- stroke combustion cycle engines.
  • Diesel engines rely on glow plugs instead of spark plugs to initiate ignition.
  • The compression ratio of diesel engines is typically three times that of a gasoline engine.
  • To determine

    The correct statement about diesel engines.

    Explanation

    The diesel engine is a type of internal combustion engine in which the combustion of a fuel occurs in different strokes of the piston to convert the chemical energy of fuel into mechanical energy of the engine. Both the diesel and gasoline engines are available in two strokes or four strokes cycle engines...

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