Have you ever wondered about the history and development of the diesel engine' Do you need an easy-to-understand book, showing the workings of the diesel engine'
This book is a must for anyone needing to understand the following:
- Two-stroke and four-stroke engine cycles- Engine construction and timing- Fuel injection, air induction, lubricating oil, and engine cooling systems- How to calculate diesel engine power- Principles of ignition and combustion of fuel- And much more!
Contents:Ch. 1: History and Development of the Diesel, pp. 1-10;Ch. 2: Mechanical Power, pp. 11-14;Ch. 3: Comparing Four-Stroke-Cycle and Two-Stroke-Cycle Engines, pp. 15-28;Ch. 4: Forces in the Engine Cylinder, pp. 29-34;Ch. 5: Production of Power, pp. 35-36;Ch. 6: Calculating Diesel Engine Power, pp. 37-42;Ch. 7: Comparing Different Engines, pp. 43-50;Ch. 8: Engine Construction, pp. 51-56;Ch. 9: Engine Timing, pp. 57-68;Ch. 10: Principles of Ignition and Combustion of Fuel Within the Engine Cylinder, pp. 69-76;Ch. 11: Fuel Injection Systems, pp. 77-84;Ch. 12: Air Induction Systems, pp. 85-96;Ch. 13: Lubricating Oil Systems, pp. 97-102;Ch. 14: Engine Cooling Systems, pp. 103-106;Ch. 15: Speed Control, 107-112;Glossary, pp. 113-131.
The Railway Educational Bureau, spiral bound, 140 pages, 6 x 9 x .5 in., B&W illustrations.
Publisher: Simmons-Boardman Books