Description

Diesel Engine System Design links everything diesel engineers need to know about engine performance and system design in order for them to master all the essential topics quickly and to solve practical design problems. Based on the author's unique experience in the field, it enables engineers to come up with an appropriate specification at an early stage in the product development cycle.

Key Features

  • Links everything diesel engineers need to know about engine performance and system design featuring essential topics and techniques to solve practical design problems
  • Focuses on engine performance and system integration including important approaches for modelling and analysis
  • Explores fundamental concepts and generic techniques in diesel engine system design incorporating durability, reliability and optimization theories

Readership

Diesel engineers

Table of Contents

Nomenclature

List of abbreviations and acronyms

Dedication

About the author

Preface

Part I: Fundamental concepts in diesel engine system design – analytical design process, durability, reliability, and optimization

Chapter 1: The analytical design process and diesel engine system design

Abstract:

1.1 Characteristics and challenges of automotive diesel engine design

1.2 The concept of systems engineering in diesel engine system design

1.3 The concepts of reliability and robust engineering in diesel engine system design

1.4 The concept of cost engineering in diesel engine system design

1.5 Competitive benchmarking analysis

1.6 Subsystem interaction and analytical engine system design process

1.7 Engine system design specifications

1.8 Work processes and organization of diesel engine system design

Chapter 2: Durability and reliability in diesel engine system design

Abstract:

2.1 Engine durability issues

2.2 System design of engine performance, loading, and durability

2.3 The relationship between durability and reliability

2.4 Engine durability testing

2.5 Accelerated durability and reliability testing

2.6 Engine component structural design and analysis

2.7 System durability analysis in engine system design

2.8 Fundamentals of thermo-mechanical failures

2.9 Diesel engine thermo-mechanical failures

2.10 Heavy-duty diesel engine cylinder liner cavitation

2.11 Diesel engine wear

2.12 Exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) cooler durability

2.13 Diesel engine system reliability

1 The components with high reliability importance can be assigned a high reliability since a high importance indicates the component has a large impact on the overall system reliability

Chapter 3: Optimization techniques in diesel engine system design

Details

No. of pages:
1088
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2011
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
Electronic ISBN:
9780857090836
Print ISBN:
9781845697150
Print ISBN:
9780081016916

About the author