Internal Combustion Engine in Theory and Practice: Volume 1 : Thermodynamics, Fluid Flow, Performance

Description

This revised edition of Taylor's classic work on the internal-combustion engine incorporates changes and additions in engine design and control that have been brought on by the world petroleum crisis, the subsequent emphasis on fuel economy, and the legal restraints on air pollution. The fundamentals and the topical organization, however, remain the same. The analytic rather than merely descriptive treatment of actual engine cycles, the exhaustive studies of air capacity, heat flow, friction, and the effects of cylinder size, and the emphasis on application have been preserved. These are the basic qualities that have made Taylor's work indispensable to more than one generation of engineers and designers of internal-combustion engines, as well as to teachers and graduate students in the fields of power, internal-combustion engineering, and general machine design.

Details

Author(s)
Charles Fayette Taylor
Format
Paperback | 574 pages
Dimensions
152 x 235 x 25mm | 885g
Publication date
19 Mar 1985
Publisher
MIT Press Ltd
Imprint
MIT Press
Publication City/Country
Cambridge, Mass., United States
Language
English
Edition
Revised
Edition statement
second edition, revised
ISBN10
0262700263
ISBN13
9780262700269
Bestsellers rank
607,131

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