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Blender 2.49 Scripting by Michel J. Anders

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Internal combustion—correlating complex changes

Imagine that we want to demonstrate how a four-stroke internal combustion engine works. Such an engine has a lot of moving parts and many of them are related in complex ways.

To see what these exact relations are, it might be useful to have a look at the following illustration. It lists the names that we will use when we refer to the various parts. (I am neither an automotive engineer nor a mechanic so these part names may not be accurate but at least we will be talking about the same things. For more information you may want to read http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Four-stroke_cycle.)

Internal combustion—correlating complex changes

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