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Engineering Engines: What Do Horses, Cars, and Planes Have in Common?

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Ever wondered what horsepower really means, and what horses have to do with other modes of transportation? MIT scientists explain how engines work in various machines, including the surprising ways that they're all related. Part of the "Science Out Loud" series.

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Runtime: 3 minutes 32 seconds

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