Introduction to Internal Combustion Engines

Introduction to Internal Combustion Engines

by Richard Stone

Hardcover(4th ed. 2012)

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Introduction to Internal Combustion Engines by Richard Stone

Now in its fourth edition, this textbook remains the indispensable text to guide readers through automotive or mechanical engineering, both at university and beyond. Thoroughly updated, clear, comprehensive and well-illustrated, with a wealth of worked examples and problems, its combination of theory and applied practice aids in the understanding of internal combustion engines, from thermodynamics and combustion to fluid mechanics and materials science.

This textbook is aimed at third year undergraduate or postgraduate students on mechanical or automotive engineering degrees.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230576636
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 09/19/2012
Edition description: 4th ed. 2012
Pages: 516
Sales rank: 1,027,996
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.87(h) x (d)

About the Author

RICHARD STONE is Professor of Engineering Science in the Department of Engineering Science at the University of Oxford, UK.

Table of Contents

Thermodynamic Principles
Combustion and Fuels
Spark Ignition Engines
Direct Injection Spark Ignition Engines
Compression Ignition Engines
Controlled Auto-Ignition Engines
Induction and Exhaust Processes
Two-stroke Engines
In-cylinder Motion
Turbocharging and Supercharging
Engine Modelling
Mechanical Design Considerations
Heat Transfer in Internal Combustion Engines
Experimental Facilities
Case Studies

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