Researchers develop new kind of internal combustion microengine
Formula 1 racing focus turns to energy management
What is behind Einstein's turbulences? Calculations give initial insight into relativistic properties of this process
(Phys.org) —The American Nobel Prize Laureate for Physics Richard Feynman once described turbulence as "the most important unsolved problem of classical physics", because a description of the phenomenon ...
Thermoelectric material is world's best at converting heat waste to electricity
Northwestern University scientists have developed a thermoelectric material that is the best in the world at converting waste heat to electricity. This is very good news once you realize nearly two-thirds of energy input ...
Delphi gasoline-injection engine technique rivals hybrid's edge
Split-cycle engine now more efficient than traditional combustion engine (w/ Video)
Fuel-injection System That Delivers 64 Miles Per Gallon
Puffin: the one-person electric aircraft (w/ Video)
Gasoline-diesel 'cocktail': A potent recipe for cleaner, more efficient engines
(PhysOrg.com) -- Diesel and gasoline fuel sources both bring unique assets and liabilities to powering internal combustion engines. But what if an engine could be programmed to harvest the best properties ...
Emissions-free cars: Study characterizes essential reaction for renewable energy fuel cells
A University of Delaware research team is considering the important question of what it will take to create an affordable emissions-free car.
Researchers discover cool-burning flames in space, could lead to better engines on earth (w/ Video)
A team of international researchers has discovered a new type of cool burning flames that could lead to cleaner, more efficient engines for cars. The discovery was made during a series of experiments on the ...
Best-ever efficiency points to clean, green gas-diesel engine
(Phys.org) —The one-cylinder test engine in the basement of a University of Wisconsin-Madison lab is connected to a life-support system of pipes, tubes, ducts and cables. You might think that the engine ...
Logged driving route can reduce energy consumption by 10 percent
(Phys.org) —For long distance driving, plug-in hybrid electric vehicles use the internal combustion engine more than necessary. At Chalmers University of Technology, a method has been developed to make ...
Japanese car giants team up on green engines
Japan's eight carmakers have joined forces to develop environmentally friendly engines to stave off fierce competition from foreign rivals, a press report said Sunday.