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External combustion engines (Qtbmbebe)

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Engines in which fuel ignition takes place outside the cylinder, turbine, or the like and in which energy is turned into mechanical force, e.g., steam engines. (Source: AASHTO Glossary)
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Rankine engines (Qtbmbebem)
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