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Posts tagged diesel engines

August 2, 2007

 

Pumping up flat tire

Flat Tires and Diesel Engines

As you fill a flat tire from your hand pump, you notice parts of the pump getting hot. Why would the pump get hot with all that cool air flowing through it?

October 15, 2004

 

Plant Power: Soybeans and Biodiesel

As vegetables go, soybeans aren't very exciting. But they play a key role in the development of an alternative fuel called biodiesel.

September 27, 2003

 

Freedom at Sea

And what will keep this massive city afloat? Simple: large airtight steel compartments that are linked together. That’s right, the Freedom will use the same basic technology as a raft.

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