How is the force transfered from engine to wheels?

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Hos is the force from a Otto engine (petrol engine) transfered from the engine to the wheels so that the car can move?

I would like a short sceintific description, thx :-)
 

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Mech_Engineer
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This is a prretty easy question, is it homework?
 
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engine turns shaft, shaft rotates in gearbox (transmission), transmission turns shaft, shaft turns differential (more gears) differential turns wheel shaft
for rear wheel drive anyway
 

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