Understanding Fuel Economy — “Gas” Mileage

Thermal efficiency, compression ratio, and fuel density are the primary factors that determine the fuel efficiency — a.k.a. fuel economy — of an engine. If mounted in a car, pick up, truck, boat, ship, a piece of heavy equipment, etc., even more, variables come into play with respect to the fuel

Diesel, the Best Fossil Fuel

Comparing Diesel to Gasoline, Natural Gas, and Coal for Quality, Utility, and Availability There are three categories of fossil fuels: solid, gas, and liquid. Of all the solid fossil fuels; the gas fossil fuels; and the liquid fossil fuels, diesel has the highest energy-production-to-low-emissions r