Engineering Fundamentals of the Internal Combustion Engine – W. Pulkrabek – 1st Edition


For a one-semester, undergraduate-level course in Engines.
This applied thermoscience text explores the basic principles and applications of various types of engines, with a major emphasis on reciprocating engines.

It covers both spark ignition and ignition engines—as well as those on four-stroke cycles and on two stroke cycles—ranging in size from small model airplane engines to the larger stationary engines.

Table of Content

1. Introduction.
2. Operating Characteristics.
3. Engine Cycles.
4. Thermochemistry and Fuels.
5. Air and Fuel Induction.
6.Fluid Motion within Combustion Chamber.
7. Combustion.
8. Exhaust Flow.
9. Emissions and Air Pollution.
10. Heat Transfer in Engines.
11. Friction and Lubrication.
Answers to Selected Review Problems.

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