Introduction to Internal Combustion Engines

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Macmillan International Higher Education, Jul 21, 1992 - Engineering - 574 pages
This second edition of Richard Stone's popular book draws on thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, heat transfer, materials science and other fields of engineering to produce a highly approachable clear text in this important subject. Topics include lead-free and alternative fuels, the use of ceramics and electronic engine management systems, with additional chapters on 2-stroke engines and computer modelling as well as up-to-date case studies.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Thermodynamic Principles
23
Combustion and Fuels
56
Spark Ignition Engines
121
Compression Ignition Engines
180
Induction and Exhaust Processes
231
Twostroke Engines
274
Incylinder Motion
300
Engine Modelling
361
Mechanical Design Considerations
397
Heat Transfer in Internal Combustion Engines
425
Experimental Facilities
457
Case Studies
522
The Use of SI Units
550
References
557
Index
569

Turbocharging
324

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