Introduction to Internal Combustion Engines
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Introduction to Internal Combustion Engines

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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.
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  • Hardback | 516 pages
  • 222 x 278 x 32mm | 1,501.38g
  • Palgrave
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 4th ed. 2012
  • 395 Illustrations, black and white; 516 p. 395 illus.
  • 023057663X
  • 9780230576636
  • 315,830

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Now in its fourth edition, Introduction to Internal Combustion Engines remains the indispensable text to guide you 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 is sure to help you understand internal combustion engines, from thermodynamics and combustion to fluid mechanics and materials science. Introduction to Internal Combustion Engines - Is ideal for students who are following specialist options in internal combustion engines, and also for students at earlier stages in their courses - especially with regard to laboratory work - Will be useful to practising engineers for an overview of the subject, or when they are working on particular aspects of internal combustion engines that are new to them - Is fully updated including new material on direct injection spark engines, supercharging and renewable fuels - Offers a wealth of worked examples and end-of-chapter questions to test your knowledge - Has a solutions manual availble online for lecturers at www.palgrave.com/engineering/stone
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Table of contents

Introduction
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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About Richard Stone

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