Working Rotary Engine
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This is a model of a rotary engine (Wankel engine). The model is based on the Mazda 13B-MSP "RENESIS" engine, which is mounted in the car Mazda RX-8. The engine consists of an eccentric shaft, rotor, and housing, just like the real thing, and the shaft can be rotated by a motor or by hand to make it work like the real engine. The intake and exhaust ports, spark plugs and apex seals are reproduced just like the real engine. The ignition is represented by a light brick, which glows in conjunction with the rotor’s movement. Please see the video for the actual movement:
The model will help you understand a rotary engine, which can be difficult to understand, by building and playing the model. The model engine works beautifully and can be used as a kinetic art.