Best Reference Books – Compression Ignition Engines

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We have compiled a list of Best Reference Books on Compression Ignition Engines Subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges.

Here is the full list of best reference books on Compression Ignition Engines.

We have put a lot of effort into researching the best books for reference on this subject and came out with a recommended list of best books. The table below contains a review of these books and links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

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1. “Internal Combustion Engine” by C F Taylor and E S Taylor

Book Review: The book incorporates various additions and changes made in the field of engine design and control taking into consideration the world petroleum crisis, legal restraints on air pollution and emphasis on fuel economy. The book also explains the concepts of exhaustive studies of air capacity, heat flow, friction, cylinder size effects and engine cycle treatment. This book is very useful to the engineers and designers of internal combustion engines as well as to the teachers and graduate students in the streams of power, internal combustion engineering and general machine design.

2. “Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals” by John Heywood

“Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals” Book Review: The book is mainly designed for students completing their post graduation or the people having inclination towards the subject. It is very well designed and distributed into chapters. It starts from building a strong foundation by explaining in detail about each and every part of the combustion and then increasing the level by going in depth. The book uses a lot of sketches and pictures of the intricate parts of the engine so that the readers can develop a sort of imagination about how the engine works. The book also presents the problems faced in the real world and gives solutions to them.

3. “Fuel Injection and Controls of Internal Combustion Engines” by P.G. Burman and B. Luca

“Fuel Injection and Controls of Internal Combustion Engines” Book Review: The book mainly designed for the students pursuing engineering and people already in the industry facing and problems. It is very smartly divided into chapters which start from basic and then go in depth about the topic and also provide numerous problem statements. The book discusses fuel injection in various types of engines viz. gasoline, diesel, turbocharge and automotive. It also tries to explain how to make the engine more efficient and more pocket friendly. The book also includes a lot of case studies by very famous people from across the world.

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4. “Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) Engines” by Fuquan Zhao

“Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) Engines” Book Review: The book is mainly designed for students completing engineering in automobile sectors and it can be used as reference book by people in the industry. The complete book is divided into five chapters and all of them are very well distributed and linked. It is overloaded with theoretical knowledge and provides a lot of diagrammatic explanations for better understanding. It starts with introduction in the first, second explains about the classification and then explanation about all types of engine and the last one consists of modelling. This is focused on HCCI engines performance, challenges, methods to induce combustion, controller design and future direction.

5. “Hydrogen-Diesel Blending in Compression Ignition Engines” by Haroun Shahad

“Hydrogen-Diesel Blending in Compression Ignition Engines” Book Review: The book is mainly designed for students pursuing engineering and for the people in the automobile industry. It is a text mainly focusing on the major problems that the human race are facing viz. environmental pollution and near future depletion of fuels. The book has suggested the use of hydrogen-diesel blends in the ignition engines instead of conventional fuels. It also mentions how we should make use of non-conventional resources instead of conventional and save them from depleting. It tries to keep its main focus on how to use hydrogen-diesel blends which will be efficient and also economical in comparison to petrol and diesel.

6. “Direct Injection Systems: For Spark-ignition and Compression-ignition Engines” by Cornel Stan

“Direct Injection Systems: For Spark-ignition and Compression-ignition Engines”Book Review: The book is mainly designed for the students completing their post graduation. It focuses on the solution for the basic problems of supplying fuel in the spark engines. It is very smartly divided into chapters and explains each and every part of the spark engines. The explanation about each and every part is explained in detail starting from fundamentals and going in depth. The chapters start with introduction and then goes on with the theoretical explanation. It uses many case studies by many great people in the industry for explanation. The book uses a lot of pictures and charts for better understanding.

7. “Final Regulatory Support Document: Control of Emissions from New Marine Compression-Ignition Engines at or Above 30 Liters Per Cylinder” by U S Environmental Protection Agency

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“Final Regulatory Support Document: Control of Emissions from New Marine Compression-Ignition Engines at or Above 30 Liters Per Cylinder” Book Review: The book is mainly used by the students of higher education and some of the scientists. It is a compilation of regulations and the supporting documents. The documents also have taken care of the environmental issues like pollution. The outlines include new policies, detail problems with enforcing laws, document the need for new legislation and describe new tactics. The Environmental Protection Agency struggles to protect the health of the people and hence has published the official guidelines through the medium of this book.

8. “Emission Characterization of an Alcohol/Diesel-Pilot Fueled Compression-Ignition Engine and Its Heavy-Duty Diesel Counterpart” by by U S Environmental Protection Agency

“Emission Characterization of an Alcohol/Diesel-Pilot Fueled Compression-Ignition Engine and Its Heavy-Duty Diesel Counterpart” Book Review: The book is designed for the people working in the industry and have a need to learn the rules and regulations for the emission of different kinds of fuels. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has a great concern for the health of the people and hence tries to reduce pollution. This book is a compilation of different theories and historic case studies which have a direct link to the new millennium. It suggests some very basic things like use of public transport or bicycles instead of private vehicles to reduce the emission and hence reduce pollution.

9. “Motor Vehicle Mechanic’s Textbook” by F K Sully

“Motor Vehicle Mechanic’s Textbook” Book Review: This is the fifth edition of the book which is mainly designed for students of science and technology. It is a very detailed book about motor vehicles, it keeps itself updated with the latest technologies and hence proves to be a great one. The book is smartly divided into chapters and the chapter starts with introduction to the motor vehicle. It covers almost all the main topics of maintenance and repair of the motor vehicles and also adds a lot of theoretical knowledge. It uses a lot of diagrams and images for better understanding about the topic.

10. “Dual-Fuel Diesel Engines” by Ghazi A Karim

“Dual-Fuel Diesel Engines” Book Review: The book is mainly designed for the students completing their higher education and for researchers. It offers a detailed discussion on dual-fuel engines and gaseous fuels. It explains the merits and demerits of internal combustion, compression ignition, gas fuels and premixed dual fuel engines. It shows a case study towards using methane and natural gas as an engine fuel. It addresses dual-fuel engine performance and exhaust emissions. The book reviews the possible future developments in the area of dual-fuel engines. It also uses a lot of diagrams about different kinds of engines for better understanding and imagination.

People who are searching for Free downloads of books and free pdf copies of these books – “Internal Combustion Engine” by C F Taylor and E S Taylo, “Fuel Injection and Controls of Internal Combustion Engines” by P G Burman and B Luca, “Homogeneous Charge Compression Ignition (HCCI) Engines” by Fuquan Zhao, “Hydrogen-Diesel Blending in Compression Ignition Engines” by Haroun Shahad, “Direct Injection Systems: For Spark-ignition and Compression-ignition Engines” by Cornel Stan, “Final Regulatory Support Document: Control of Emissions from New Marine Compression-Ignition Engines at or Above 30 Liters Per Cylinder” by U S Environmental Protection Agency, “Emission Characterization of an Alcohol/Diesel-Pilot Fueled Compression-Ignition Engine and Its Heavy-Duty Diesel Counterpart” by by U S Environmental Protection Agency, “Motor Vehicle Mechanic’s Textbook” by F K Sully, “Dual-Fuel Diesel Engines” by Ghazi A Karim – we would like to mention that we don’t have free downloadable pdf copies of these good books and one should look for free pdf copies from these Authors only if they have explicitly made it free to download and read them.

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