Take the section reference (everything at the end from the pound sign out) off and it'll pop in on the top:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Diesel_engine#Carbureted_compression_ignition_model_engines
Interesting info on diesels. Definately cool reading about diesels winning 24 hrs of LeMans.
(For some reason the link doesn't start at the top of the page)
Well, his parents were Bavarian emigrants to France, and he did return there to go to school. Then set up shop in Paris. So, to call him German isn't wholly inaccurate. Just as someone might call me German, French, Cherokee, or simply confused..rudolf diesel wasn't german either. he was french.