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Piston Engine-Based Power Plants presents Breeze's most up-to-date discussion and clear and concise analysis of this resource, aimed at those working and researching in the area. Various engine types including Diesel and Stirling are discussed, with consideration of economic factors and important planning considerations, such as the size and speed of the plant. Breeze also evaluates the emissions which piston engines can create and considers ways of planning for and controlling those.
- Explores various types of engines used to power automotive power plants such as internal combustion, spark-ignition and dual-fuel
- Discusses the engine cycles, size and speed
- Evaluates emissions and considers the various economic factors involved
Advances in technologies, applications and the economic and environmental costs
- Internal Combustion Engines
2. Engine Cycles
3. Engine Size and Engine Speed
4. Spark-Ignition Engines
5. Diesel Engines (Compression Engines)
6. Dual-Fuel Engines
8. Combined Cycle
9. Emission Control
10. Nitrogen Oxide
11. Carbon Monoxide, VOCs, and Particulates
12. Sulfur Dioxide
13. Carbon Dioxide
14. Cost of reciprocating Engine-Based Power Generation
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- © Academic Press 2018
- 5th December 2017
- Academic Press
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Paul Breeze is a journalist and freelance science and technology writer and consultant in the United Kingdom. He has specialised in power generation technology for the past 30 years. In addition to writing Power Generation Technologies, Second Edition, he has contributed to journals and newspapers such as The Financial Times and The Economist and has written a range of technical management reports covering all the aspects of power generation, transmission and distribution.
Freelance Science and Technology Writer/Consultant, UK