Lean Combustion: Technology and Control

Hardcover (Print)
Used and New from Other Sellers
Used and New from Other Sellers
from $83.86
Usually ships in 1-2 business days
(Save 16%)
Other sellers (Hardcover)
  • All (2) from $83.86   
  • New (2) from $83.86   
Close
Sort by
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Note: Marketplace items are not eligible for any BN.com coupons and promotions
$83.86
Seller since 2010

Feedback rating:

(58)

Condition:

New — never opened or used in original packaging.

Like New — packaging may have been opened. A "Like New" item is suitable to give as a gift.

Very Good — may have minor signs of wear on packaging but item works perfectly and has no damage.

Good — item is in good condition but packaging may have signs of shelf wear/aging or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Acceptable — item is in working order but may show signs of wear such as scratches or torn packaging. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Used — An item that has been opened and may show signs of wear. All specific defects should be noted in the Comments section associated with each item.

Refurbished — A used item that has been renewed or updated and verified to be in proper working condition. Not necessarily completed by the original manufacturer.

New
"New Original US Edition, We Ship to PO BOX Address also. EXPEDITED shipping option available for certian weight packets only."

Ships from: STERLING HEIGHTS, MI

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
$87.64
Seller since 2015

Feedback rating:

(1)

Condition: New
"New, Excellent customer service. Satisfaction guaranteed!! "

Ships from: Irving, TX

Usually ships in 1-2 business days

  • Canadian
  • International
  • Standard, 48 States
  • Standard (AK, HI)
Page 1 of 1
Showing All
Close
Sort by

Overview

Combustion under sufficiently fuel-lean conditions can have the desirable attributes of high efficiency and low emissions. Lean Combustion: Technology and Control offers readers both the fundamentals and the latest developments in increased fuel economy and in decreased emissions, while still achieving the desired power output and performance. This volume brings together research and design of lean combustion systems across the technology spectrum in exploring the state of the art in lean combustion.

The book describes advances in the understanding of ultra-lean fuel mixtures and how new types of burners and approaches to managing heat flow can reduce problems often found with lean combustion (such as slow, difficult ignition, and frequent flame extinction). In addition to abundant references and examples of recent real-world applications, new to this edition are significantly revised chapters on IC engines and stability/oscillations, and a brand new chapter on case studies and examples. Written by a team of experts, this contributed reference book teaches readers to maximize efficiency and minimize both economic and environmental costs.

  • A comprehensive collection of lean burn technology across the application space, allowing readers to compare and contrast similarities and differences
  • Extensive update on IC Engines including compression ignition (diesel), spark ignition, and after-treatment
  • Extensive update to Stability/Oscillations chapter
  • Includes a new chapter on Case Studies/Examples
  • Covers new developments in lean combustion using high levels of pre-heat and heat recirculating burners, as well as the active control of lean combustion instabilities
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780123706195
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 8/7/2007
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 280
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 10.40 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Derek Dunn-Rankin is a Professor and Chair of the Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of California, Irvine. He is the author of the first edition of Lean Combustion. His current research activities include a study of the electrical aspects of microgravity combustion; an effort to develop techniques to measure the size of airborne droplets and particles using laser light scattering; and development of a hydrogen-enhanced IC engine. Dr. Dunn-Rankin also is studying combustion control, the formation of droplet streams at high ambient density, and acoustic interactions with burning droplets. He acted as the co-editor for the Academic Press Combustion Treatise Series from 1997-2002, and is an Associate Editor for the journals Combustion Science and Technology and International Journal of Aeronautical and Space Sciences. He is also an International Executive Board Member and Secretary of the Combustion Institute and has been the UCI Student Chapter Advisor of the Society of Automotive Engineers since 1989

Dr. Peter Therkelsen is a postdoctoral fellow working in the Environmental Energy Technologies Division at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, focusing on the development and deployment of responsible energy efficiency and generation technologies. He is a graduate of UC Irvine, with B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering. He has conducted experimental and modeling studies of small scale HCCI engines, hydrogen gas turbine engines, and coal combustion. Additionally, he has participated in studies of high altitude fuel cells for commercial aircraft and energy-efficient utility size gas turbine engine control algorithms

Read More Show Less

Table of Contents

1. Introduction and Perspectives
2. Fundamentals of Lean Combustion
3. Highly Preheated Lean Combustion
4. Lean Burn Internal Combustion Engines
5. Lean Combustion in Gas Turbines
6. Lean Premixed Burners
7. Stability/Oscillations
8. Lean Hydrogen Combustion
9. Case Studies and Examples
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously

    If you find inappropriate content, please report it to Barnes & Noble
    Why is this product inappropriate?
    Comments (optional)