What is an External Combustion Engine? - Explained

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1. What is an External Combustion Engine?

External combustion engine is a type of an engine which uses third party combustion energy source to create energy source by steaming a liquid to generate the force which needs to push a piston and rotate a crankshaft which provides energy to perform the task which it's designed.

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External Combustion engines were used in the early age of the mechanical engineering to mostly trains which were used at that time period. External Combustion Engines were used for a long period of time until the engineering got enhanced to build to internal combustion engine.