I know most of you know how an engine works. At least, you understand the basics of it. We’re dealing with a four-stroke system predicated on consistent intake, compression, combustion, and exhaust. If you want to dive a bit more deeply into how this all works, there’s a great video I found that does just that. And it shows you what’s going on, instead of just telling you.
This is the work of the channel Animagraffs. I came across it when I found this great video explaining how a P-51 Mustang works,:
The concept is simple, certainly. But the execution is excellent and the material is great.
If you have anyone asking you how an engine works, send them the video at the top of the post. And if you need a refresher, sit down and hit play.