Sentence Examples with the word internal combustion

Assuming the above formula to represent guncotton, there is sufficient oxygen for internal combustion without any carbon being left.

It is to internal combustion that they owe their success, for it enables them to get all the heat of combustion into the working substance, to use a relatively very high temperature at the top of the range, and at the same time to escape entirely the drawbacks that arise in the air-engine proper through the need of conveying heat to the air through a metallic shell.

According to Liebig, man's body is a stove, and food the fuel which keeps up the internal combustion in the lungs.