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Introduction to Thermodynamic Cycle Simulations for Internal Combustion Engines (Hardcover) (Jerald A.

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This guide introduces the use of basic thermodynamic engine cycle simulations in engine development and results for spark-ignition, internal combustion engines. After brief discussion of the role of simulations in designing and understanding internal combustion engines, it provides overviews of engine cycle simulations and engines and their operation, including the fundamentals, terminology, components, operation, and performance parameters. Chapters then cover the properties of working fluids; thermodynamic formulations; items and procedures for solutions to the energy equations, including cylinder volumes, fuel burning rates, heat transfer, flow rates, friction, and other sub-models; basic results using the simulation for pressures, temperatures, species, and residual fractions; performance results for power, torque, thermal efficiency, mean effective pressure, and inlet pressure, speed, load, combustion variables, compression ratio, exhaust gas recirculation, and combustion timing; aspects needed to complete second law assessments of engines; and case studies of other engine combustion processes, heat release and phasing, cylinder heat transfer, fuels, oxygen-enriched air, overexpanded engines, nitric oxide emissions, and high-efficiency engines. Examples and case studies are based on an automotive engine. Annotation ©2016 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)
Number of Pages: 367
Genre: Technology
Sub-Genre: Engineering / Mechanical
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Author: Jerald A. Caton
Language: English
Street Date: December 7, 2015
TCIN: 50596944
UPC: 9781119037569
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-7356
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