The Diesel Engine

Invented by Rudolf Diesel

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The diesel engine was invented by Rudolf Diesel in the 1890s. The purpose of the inventing the diesel engine was to create an efficient internal combustion engine. He invented this engine in his shop in Paris. It took him 13 years to perfect this machine!

Diesels are used around the world today!

Websites used

  1. History.com
  2. Britannica.com
  3. Inventors.about.com