TED Conversations

Sanil Gurung

Canterbury College

This conversation is closed.

Is it possible to use gunpowder as a fuel for automobiles??

I was just watching videos about guns on the YouTube and saw how the bolt is pushed back once a bullet is fired. so i just wanted to relate the bolt of a gun with the piston of a car.

Share:

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.

  • thumb
    Apr 26 2013: Possible: Yes.
    Practical: No.
    You /could/ run a car by burning navel-fluff, dried Eucalyptus leaves and discarded socks.
    Enjoy learning about the chemistry of air-fuel mixtures.

Showing single comment thread. View the full conversation.