Best Reference Books – Engine Flow and Combustion

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Engine Flow and Combustion subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Engine Flow and Combustion along with reviews.

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1. “Basic Machines and How They Work” by United States Bureau of Naval Personnel

“Basic Machines and How They Work” Book Review: This volume starts with the basics of machines. It provides an explanation of the block and tackle, wheel and axle, the inclined plane and the wedge, the screw and various kinds of gears like simple, spur, spiral, worm, etc. The text includes the description of measurement of work, friction, and efficiency. It presents analysis of power, force and pressure along with descriptions of the applications of scales, balances and barometers. The basics of hydrostatic and hydraulic machines are also explained thoroughly. It encompasses concepts of machine elements, fundamental mechanisms, the internal combustion engine and power trains. It contains almost 200 diagrams and cross-sections to further understand.

2. “Combustion: Physical and Chemical Fundamentals, Modeling and Simulation, Experiments, Pollutant Formation” by J Warnatz and Ulrich Maas

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“Combustion: Physical and Chemical Fundamentals, Modeling and Simulation, Experiments, Pollutant Formation” Book Review: This volume presents an exhaustive treatment of the coupling of chemical reactions and fluid flow. It explains the effect of combustion techniques on the atmosphere. The book also includes the topic of auto-ignition which is further explained till combustion in Otto- and Diesel-engines. Furthermore it represents heterogeneous combustion and on soot formation.

3. “Basic Electricity (Dover Books on Electrical Engineering)” by United States Bureau of Naval Personnel

“Basic Electricity (Dover Books on Electrical Engineering)” Book Review: This volume presents in-depth knowledge of the fundamental theory of electricity and its implementations. The text encompasses safety, basic concepts of electricity, network analysis of direct-current circuits, electrical conductors and wiring techniques. It includes batteries, series direct-current circuits, electromagnetism and magnetic circuits, inductive and capacitive reactance, fundamental alternating-current circuit theory. Furthermore topics of introduction to alternating-current electricity, inductance, capacitance, direct-current generators, direct current motor magnetic amplifiers, and synchros and servomechanisms are inculcated. It has common terms, abbreviations, component color-code and also provides trig functions, square and square roots, basic formulas, and laws of exponents.

4. “Practical Engine Airflow: Performance Theory and Applications” by John Baechtel

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“Practical Engine Airflow: Performance Theory and Applications” Book Review: The text describes airflow dynamics through an engine in common and understandable language which allows one to easily understand it and imply it. This volume describes the principles of airflow particularly the physics of air. It also explains how airflow moves through major engine components inculcating the intake, heads, cylinders and exhaust system.

5. “The Internal Combustion Engine in Theory and Practice – Thermo Fluid Flow 2e V1: 001” by Taylor
6. “Advances in Engine Combustion and Flow Diagnostics” by Society of Automotive Engineers
7. “Turbo Machines Design and Control” by Appu Kuttan K K

“Turbo Machines Design and Control” Book Review: It is appropriate for undergraduate and postgraduate students of Mechanical Engineering and Aerospace Engineering. The text includes the design forms of thermal power plants, jet engines, wind mills, etc. It includes fundamental design of aerodynamic principle, velocity diagram and its implementations in the design of radial and axial flow machines, thermodynamic analysis of the turbomachines. It contains topics of units and dimensions and compressible fluid flow. This work is designed for the basic knowledge of the turbomachines subject to the students.

8. “Internal Combustion Engines” by Giancarlo Ferrari

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“Internal Combustion Engines” Book Review: This volume presents an energetic approach to the performance examination of internal combustion engines regarded as attractive implementations of the principles of thermodynamics, fluid mechanics and energy transfer. The work is an essential aid for students as well as for technicians. It also encompasses recent engine technologies along with current progresses in intake and exhaust flow optimization, traditional and advanced combustion process analysis, formation and control of pollutant emissions and noise, fossil and renewable fuels, mono and multi measurement models of thermo-fluid-dynamic processes. Furthermore recent knowledge of design and development of supercharging systems, fuel metering and spray characteristic control, fluid turbulence motions, heat transfer and cooling is also included.

9. “Thermofluiddynamics of Optimized Rocket Propulsions: Extended Lewis Code Fundamentals” by STRAUB

“Thermo Fluid Dynamics of Optimized Rocket Propulsions: Extended Lewis Code Fundamentals” Book Review: This volume focuses to provide the theoretical basis for a provably ideal contrasting process for relaxing flows. It presents a situation report on recent calculation techniques and describes shortly the key information on selected prominent rocket engines. The work inculcates fundamental calculations which instantly indicate important features which are also typical for relaxing, multicomponent, one-phase systems like the important ‘pressure drop phenomenon’ or the construction of the steady mass flow rate as an ‘eigenvalue’ of the comparative process.

10. “Advances in Cryogenic Engineering: Proceedings of the 1964 Cryogenic Engineering Conference (Sections A–L)” by K D Timmerhaus

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“Advances in Cryogenic Engineering: Proceedings of the 1964 Cryogenic Engineering Conference (Sections A–L)” Book Review: This textbook contains concepts Metallic Materials Behaviour, Metallic- Materials Flow and Fracture, Nonmetallic Materials behaviour. Furthermore it encompasses Ortho- Parahydrogen Catalysis, Insulation and Instrumentation, Cryopumping and Fluid phenomenon. It also includes topics such as simple methods for the ultra purification of Helium, miniature refrigerators, Multi Shielding- an advanced superinsulation technique and numerous other concepts.

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