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Handbook of Diesel Engines

With contributions by numerous experts

Mollenhauer, Klaus, Tschöke, Helmut (Eds.)

Translated by Johnson, K.G.E.

Translation of Mollenhauer/Tschöke, Handbuch Dieselmotoren, 3rd ed. 2007

2010, XIII, 636 p.

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  • The standard book regarding diesel engines
  • Completely up to date with the latest developments
  • Prestigious authors from industry and research (BMW, DaimlerChrysler, Deutz AG, Volkswagen AG, Robert Bosch, MAN et al.)

The diesel engine continues to be the most cost effective internal combustion engine for motor vehicles as well as mobile and stationary machines. Given the discussion of CO2, the diesel engine is superior to all other drive engines in terms of flexibility, performance, emissions and ruggedness. The intensive search for alternative drive concepts, e. g. hybrid or purely electric drives, has revealed the advantages of the diesel engine for cost effective long distance use wherever high energy densities of energy carriers are indispensible, i. e. storage capacities are low.

This English edition of the Handbook of Diesel Engines provides a comprehensive overview of diesel engines of every size from small single cylinder engines up through large two-stroke marine engines. Fifty-eight well-known experts from industry and academia collaborated on this handbook. In addition to the fundamentals and design of diesel engines, it specifically treats in detail the increasingly important subjects of energy efficiency, exhaust emission, exhaust gas aftertreatment, injection systems, electronic engine management and conventional and alternative fuels.

This handbook is an indispensable companion in the field of diesel engines. It is geared toward both experts working in research and development and the industry and students studying engineering, mechatronics, electrical engineering or electronics. Anyone interested in learning more about technology and understanding the function and interaction of the complex system of the diesel engine will also find their questions answered.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Emission - Motor - combustion - design - development - electrical engineering - electronics

Related subjects » Mechanical Engineering

Table of contents 

The Diesel Engine Cycle.- History and Fundamental Principles of the Diesel Engine.- Gas Exchange and Supercharging.- Diesel Engine Combustion.- Fuels.- Fuel Injection Systems.- Fuel Injection System Control Systems.- Diesel Engine Engineering.- Engine Component Loading.- Crankshaft Assembly Design, Mechanics and Loading.- Engine Cooling.- Materials and Their Selection.- Diesel Engine Operation.- Lubricants and the Lubrication System.- Start and Ignition Assist Systems.- Intake and Exhaust Systems.- Exhaust Heat Recovery.- Environmental Pollution by Diesel Engines.- Diesel Engine Exhaust Emissions.- Diesel Engine Noise Emission.- Implemented Diesel Engines.- Vehicle Diesel Engines.- Industrial and Marine Engines.

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