Internal Combustion Engines
A to Z answers on all internal combustion engines! When you work with 4-stroke, 2-stroke, spark-ignition, or compression-ignition engines, you'll find fast answers on all of them in V. Ganesan's Internal Combustion Engines. You get complete fingertip data on the most recent developments in combustion & flame propagation, engine heat transfer, scavenging & engine emission, measurement & testing techniques, environmental & fuel economy regulations, & engine design. Plus the latest on air-standard, fuel-air, & actual cycles, fuels, carburetion, injection, ignition, friction & lubrication, cooling, performance, & more.
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AirStandard Cycles and Their Analysis
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air-fuel ratio air-standard efficiency battery ignition system brake power brake thermal efficiency bsfc Calculate calorific value carburettor chemical combustion chamber compression ratio compression stroke cooling water crankcase crankshaft cylinder walls dead centre decreases delay period density diameter Diesel cycle diesel engine dynamometer energy engine operating engine speed exhaust gas exhaust valve flame frictional power fuel-air cycle fuel-air ratio gases heat rejection Heat supplied heat transfer Hence ignition system increase indicated power indicated thermal efficiency indicator diagram injection injector inlet intake internal combustion engine kg/kW h kJ/kg kJ/min knocking load loss mass maximum mean effective pressure measured mechanical efficiency metering mixture nozzle orifice Otto cycle piston plunger power output pump reduced scavenging shown spark plug spark-ignition spark-ignition engine specific fuel consumption specific heat suction thermal efficiency throttle torque two-stroke engine velocity venturi volumetric efficiency