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Internal Combustion Engineering: Science & Technology by John H. Weaving

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Published by Springer Netherlands in Dordrecht .
Written in English


  • Engineering,
  • Mechanical engineering

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Edition Notes

Statementedited by John H. Weaving
LC ClassificationsTJ1-1570
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] /
Pagination1 online resource (1990p.)
Number of Pages1990
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL27046366M
ISBN 109401068224, 9400907494
ISBN 109789401068222, 9789400907492

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  Combustion engineering is the study of rapid energy and mass transfer usually through the common physical phenomena of flame oxidation. It covers the physics and chemistry of this process and the engineering applications—including power generation in internal combustion automobile engines and gas turbine engines. The goal of the second edition of this book is the same as that of the first edition, with updated material in several areas that reflects the ever-advancing technology of internal combustion engines. This book was written to be used as an applied thermoscience textbook in a one-semester, college-level, undergraduate engineering course on Cited by: Get this from a library! Internal Combustion Engineering: Science & Technology. [John H Weaving] -- Sir Diarmuid Downs, CBE, FEng, FRS Engineering is about designing and making marketable artefacts. The element of design is what principally distinguishes engineering from science. The engineer is a. M.L. MONAGHAN, in Internal Combustion Engines, I. The passenger car engine. The internal combustion engine is the dominant prime mover in our society and it is used in applications ranging from marine propulsion and generating sets in powers of nearly MW to hand-held tools where the power delivered can be as little as W. The former requires the use of large, slow-speed diesels.

  An internal combustion engine (ICE) is a heat engine where the combustion of a fuel occurs with an oxidizer (usually air) in a combustion chamber that is an integral part of the working fluid flow circuit. In an internal combustion engine, the expansion of the high-temperature and high-pressure gases produced by combustion applies direct force. Over the course of 12 chapters, it covers research in areas such as homogeneous charge compression ignition (HCCI) combustion and control strategies, the use of alternative fuels and additives in combination with new combustion technology and novel approaches to recover the pumping loss in the spark ignition engine. This book on internal combustion engines brings out few chapters on the research activities through the wide range of current engine issues. The first section groups combustion-related papers including all research areas from fuel delivery to exhaust emission phenomena. The second one deals with various problems on engine design, modeling, manufacturing, control and testing. Such structure Cited by: 9.   Professor John Heywood is a leading expert on internal combustion engines. His seminal book, "Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals," has been revised in a second edition to reflect recent technological advances that make the internal combustion engine more efficient and environmentally friendly. Photo: Donna Coveney.