Diesel Engine Reference BookEdited by
- Rodica Baranescu
- Bernard Challen
Engine designers and developers.
Hardbound, 682 Pages
Published: April 1999
Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann
"The practical approach used by the book, backed up with comprehensive diagrams, ensures appeal to a wide readership. An impressive list of contributors provides the technical depth required by more advanced readers." Transport Engineer, July 2002
- Part one - Theory; Compression ignition engines; Turbocharging; Compound Engines; Fuels; Thermal loading. Part two - Modelling & Control; Thermodynamics mathematical modelling; Modern control. Part three - Engine Design; Inlet & exhaust systems; Balancing; torsional vibration; General design; Fuel injection systems; Bearings; Pistons; Governors; Starting Gear; Heat Exchangers; Air cooling; Crankcase explosions. Part four - Lubrication. Part five - Environmental factors; Exhaust Smoke; Exhaust emissions; Automotive engine noise; Large engine noise and vibration. Part six - Applications; Passenger cars; Trucks & buses; Locomotives; Turbocharged dual-fuel engines; Marine high speed engines; Marine low speed engines. Part seven - Testing and monitoring; Engine test procedures; Condition Monitoring. List of units and conversion tables. Index.