Rudolf Diesel

Rudolf Diesel

Rudolf Christian Karl Diesel ( ; March 18, 1858 – September 29, 1913) was a German inventor and mechanical engineer, famous for the invention of the Diesel engine.

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History Of The Internal Combustion Engine - Timeline of Development - 1860-1910
... Rudolf Diesel developed his Carnot heat engine type motor ... Gustaf de Laval introduces the de Laval nozzle 1893 February 23 Rudolf Diesel received a patent for his compression ignition (diesel) engine. 1900 Rudolf Diesel demonstrated the diesel engine in the 1900 Exposition Universelle (World's Fair) using peanut oil fuel (see biodiesel) ...
Diesel Engine - History
... Rudolf Diesel was born in Paris in 1858 into a family of German expatriates ... Diesel designed many heat engines, including a solar-powered air engine ... patents and addenda in various countries for his Diesel engine the first patents were issued in Spain (No.16,654), France (No.243,531) and Belgium (No.113,139) in December 1894, and in Germany (No.86,633 ...
Herbert Akroyd Stuart - Oil Engines - Patent Dispute With Rudolf Diesel
... The modern Diesel engine is a hybrid incorporating the features of direct (airless) injection and compression-ignition, both patented (No ... a complete engine, essentially that of a diesel engine where air and fuel are introduced separately ... Rudolf Diesel patented compression-ignition in 1892 his injection system, where combustion was produced isobarically (the technique having been patented by George Brayton in 1874 for ...
Rudolf Diesel - Patent Dispute With Herbert Akroyd Stuart
... was patented two years earlier than Diesel's similar engine Diesel's patentable idea was to increase the pressure ... used, the hot bulb engine, with an internal pressure of about 90 PSI, as opposed to the Diesel engine's c ... about a 12% thermal efficiency versus more than 50% for some large Diesels ...
Rudolf-Diesel-Medaille
... The Rudolf-Diesel-Medaille is an award by the German Institute for Inventions (Deutsches Institut für Erfindungswesen, D.I.E.) in memory of Rudolf Diesel for inventions and ...