A compressor is one of the most essential parts in an automobile engine, and is also known as a motor. In addition to providing hydraulic or air pressure to an engine, the compressor has a cooling system, to keep excess heat away from the bearings in the bearings of the compressor. A motor will operate the compressor, and also all other mechanical parts of the engine, but in order for a compressor to operate correctly, it has to be on the right speed, because if the speed is too high, it could potentially blow out the engine.
A motor will take power from the batteries of the car and then will be used to drive the compressor, which then in turn will spin the bearings to produce the rotational force required by the engine. The more friction losses there are, the less power the motor will produce. The motor of the compressor will have a gear box, and a starter motor to ensure that the motor will start and stop the compressor, after which it will operate using the electrical current supplied by the battery. The motor has a brake controller, and a switch for starting the motor when the engine is running. There are also various regulators and other components to allow the engine to control the pressure levels.
When you look at how the internal combustion engines work, they function by heating fuel and burning this to produce the necessary energy to start the engine. This energy is taken from the intake of the fuel, through the combustion chamber, through the intake valves to the carburetor, and the engine will then burn this fuel. The more compression there is, the more horsepower the engine will produce. So, if you want to increase the horsepower of your car, then you need to use a high compression motor with the correct component ratios.