Dual-Fuel Diesel Engines (Hardback)Ghazi A. Karim (author)
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Dual-Fuel Diesel Engines offers a detailed discussion of different types of dual-fuel diesel engines, the gaseous fuels they can use, and their operational practices. Reflecting cutting-edge advancements in this rapidly expanding field, this timely book:
Explains the benefits and challenges associated with internal combustion, compression ignition, gas-fueled, and premixed dual-fuel enginesExplores methane and natural gas as engine fuels, as well as liquefied petroleum gases, hydrogen, and other alternative fuelsExamines safety considerations, combustion of fuel gases, and the conversion of diesel engines to dual-fuel operationAddresses dual-fuel engine combustion, performance, knock, exhaust emissions, operational features, and managementDescribes dual-fuel engine operation on alternative fuels and the predictive modeling of dual-fuel engine performance
Dual-Fuel Diesel Engines covers a variety of engine sizes and areas of application, with an emphasis on the transportation sector. The book provides a state-of-the-art reference for engineering students, practicing engineers, and scientists alike.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
Number of pages: 315
Weight: 586 g
Dimensions: 235 x 156 x 23 mm
"... a comprehensive and well-integrated review of the relevant fundamentals and practices of the operation of gas-fueled compression ignition engines of the dual-fuel type. ... a very well-written book featuring interesting, reach-in information covering important topics of internal combustion engines not covered yet in a single book. ... excellent, up-to-date ... a very good and unique source of information on dual-fuel engines for engineering students, practicing engineers, and scientists. The book reviews the latest and possible future developments in the area of dual-fuel engines."
-Andrzej Teodorczyk, Warsaw University of Technology, Poland
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