Introduction to Internal Combustion Engines
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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Combustion and Fuels
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