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Energy, Environment, and Sustainability

Design and Development of Heavy Duty Diesel Engines

A Handbook

Editors: Lakshminarayanan, P. A., Agarwal, Avinash Kumar (Eds.)

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  • Provides detailed methods, calculations, and examples from real-world situations
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This book is intended to serve as a comprehensive reference on the design and development of diesel engines. It talks about combustion and gas exchange processes with important references to emissions and fuel consumption and descriptions of the design of various parts of an engine, its coolants and lubricants, and emission control and optimization techniques. Some of the topics covered are turbocharging and supercharging, noise and vibrational control, emission and combustion control, and the future of heavy duty diesel engines. This volume will be of interest to researchers and professionals working in this area.

About the authors

P.A. Lakshminarayanan was Chief Technology Officer at Simpson and Co Ltd, Chennai, India till 1-Jan-2019, and before 2011 was the head of the Engine R&D at Ashok Leyland, India. After completing his B. Tech, MS and PhD from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, he worked as a research associate in University of Technology, Loughborough, UK for four years. He has more than 35 years industry experience, having worked in various capacities in Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited, Ashok Leyland and Simpson and Co Ltd. Dr Lakshminarayanan  is a fellow of SAE, ISEES, and Indian National Academy of Engineering and a member of Combustion Institute. He has co-authored two books and more than 50 research papers and holds seven patents. 
Avinash Kumar Agarwal is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering in Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. His areas of interest are IC engines, combustion, alternative fuels, conventional fuels, optical diagnostics, laser ignition, HCCI, emission and particulate control, and large bore engines. He has published 24 books and 230+ international journal and conference papers. Prof. Agarwal is a Fellow of SAE (2012), ASME (2013), ISEES (2015) and INAE (2015). He received several awards such as Prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award-2016 in Engineering Sciences, Rajib Goyal prize-2015, NASI-Reliance Industries Platinum Jubilee Award-2012; INAE Silver Jubilee Young Engineer Award-2012; SAE International’s Ralph R. Teetor Educational Award-2008; INSA Young Scientist Award-2007; UICT Young Scientist Award-2007; INAE Young Engineer Award-2005.


Table of contents (24 chapters)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $219.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-15-0970-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $279.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-15-0969-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Design and Development of Heavy Duty Diesel Engines
Book Subtitle
A Handbook
Editors
  • P. A. Lakshminarayanan
  • Avinash Kumar Agarwal
Series Title
Energy, Environment, and Sustainability
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-0970-4
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-0970-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-15-0969-8
Series ISSN
2522-8366
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 914
Number of Illustrations
429 b/w illustrations, 339 illustrations in colour
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