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Engines : an introduction

Author: John L Lumley
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
"This text offers a fresh approach to the study of engines, with an emphasis on design and on fluid dynamics, a current research area in engine design. Professor Lumley, a renowned fluid dynamicist, provides a lucid explanation of how air and fuel are mixed, how they get into the engine, what happens to them there, and how they get out again. Particular attention is given to the complex issue of pollution. Every

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John L Lumley
ISBN: 0521642779 9780521642774 0521644895 9780521644891
OCLC Number: 40595646
Description: xvii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1 Thermodynamic Considerations 1 --
2 Breathing Exercises 33 --
3 Engine Cooling 95 --
4 Engine Friction Losses 118 --
5 Flow in the Cylinder 134 --
6 Overall Engine Performance 185 --
7 Design Considerations 194 --
8 The Stanford Esp 210.
Responsibility: John L. Lumley.
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"A delight to read and will be enjoyed equally by students and automobile enthusiasts. It is an essential addition to any engineering library, and to the bookshelves of automotive engineers as well Read more...

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