Title COMBUSTION ENGINE, FUELS, AND HEAT. HEAT / COMBUSTION FUELS / PRINCIPLES OF THE INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINE. 349D.
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition No Jacket
Publisher Scranton, PA International Textbook Company 1946
Seller ID 28942
78 pp + 65 pp + 66 pp (three sections, individually paged), 7 3/4" H. Black simulated leather boards with gold lettering on spine, blindstamped lettering, borders on front board, all edges blue. Marbled endpapers, b&w drawings/diagrams, formulae, tables, graphs. Contents: Heat - Theory of Heat; Measurement of Heat; Nature and Sources of Heat; Measurement of Temperature; Heat Transmission; Effects of Heat; Thermodynamics; Heat and Work; Expansion and Compression of Gases; Vaporization of Liquids. Combustion and Fuels - Combustion; Elements and Their Combinations; Chemistry of Combustion; Explanation of Combustion; Air Required for Combustion; Heat of Combustion; Fuels; Petroleum and Its Products; Origin and Occurrence; Production of Petroleum; Transporation and Distribution; Distillation and Refining; Properties of Fuel Oil; Alcohol; Gaseous Fuels; Liquefied Petroleum Gases. Principles of the Internal Combustion Engine - Otto- and Diesel-Cycle Engines; Fuels; Single- and Double-Acting Engines; Indicator Diagrams; Cycles of Operation; Comparison of Two- and Four-Cycle Gas Engines; Operation of Diesel Cycle; Valve Operation; Power Development; Effect of Connecting-Rod Angularity; Power and Efficiency; Gas Turbines. Previous owner's name in ink at top of free front endpaper, light toning to pages, minor wear at corners and top/bottom of spine, very slight bump at bottom of rear board.