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Vehicular Engine Design

ISBN-10: 3211211306
ISBN-13: 9783211211304
Edition: 2006
Authors: Kevin L. Hoag
List price: $209.00
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Description: This book provides an introduction to the design and mechanical development of reciprocating piston engines for vehicular applications. Beginning from the determination of required displacement, coverage moves into engine configuration and  More...

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Book details

List price: $209.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 12/1/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 227
Size: 7.75" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.288

This book provides an introduction to the design and mechanical development of reciprocating piston engines for vehicular applications. Beginning from the determination of required displacement, coverage moves into engine configuration and architecture. Critical layout dimensions and design trade-offs are then presented. Coverage continues with material and casting process selection for the cylinder block and heads. Each major engine component and sub-system is then taken up in turn.

The internal-combustion engine: an introduction
Heat engines and internal combustion engines
The reciprocating piston engine
Engine operating cycles
Supercharging and turbocharging
Production engine examples
Basic measures
Recommendations for further reading
Engine maps, customers, and markets
Engine mapping
Automobile, motorcycle, and light-truck applications
Heavy-truck applications
Off-highway applications
Recommendations for further reading
Engine validation and durability
Developing a durable engine
Fatigue analysis
Friction, lubrication, and wear
Further wear and failure mechanisms
Recommendations for further reading
Engine development process
Determining displacement
The engine as an air pump
Estimating displacement
Engine uprating and critical dimensions
Engine configuration and balance
Determining the number and layout of cylinders
Vibration fundamentals reviewed
Rotating forces and dynamic couples
Reciprocating forces
Balancing the forces in multicylinder engines
Gas pressure forces
Bore-to-stroke ratio optimization
Recommendation for further reading
Cylinder block and head materials and manufacturing
Block and head materials
Block and head casting processes
A look at block and head casting
Block and head machining processes
Recommendations for further reading
Block layout and design decisions
Initial block layout
Crankcase design decisions
Cylinder design decisions
Camshaft placement decisions
Cylinder head layout design
Initial head layout
Combustion chamber design decisions
Valve, port, and manifold design
Head casting layout
Cylinder head cooling
Oil deck design
Block and head development
Durability validation
High-cycle loading and the cylinder block
Modal analysis and noise
Low-cycle mechanical loads
Block and head mating and the head gasket
Cylinder head loading
Thermal loads and analysis
Recommendations for further reading
Engine bearing design
Hydrodynamic bearing operation
Split-bearing design and lubrication
Bearing loads
Classical bearing sizing
Dynamic bearing sizing
Bearing material selection
Bearing system validation
Recommendations for further reading
Engine lubrication
Engine lubricants
Lubrication circuits and systems
Oil pumps
Oil pans, sumps, and windage
Filtration and cooling
Lubrication system performance analysis
Recommendations for further reading
Engine cooling13.1 Engine cooling circuits
Cooling-jacket optimization
Water pump design
The cooling system
Venting and deaeration
Recommendations for further reading
Gaskets and seals
Gasketed-joint fundamentals
Engine cover design
Clamping load parameters
Bolt torque and sealing load control
Shaft seal design
Recommendations for further reading
Pistons and rings
Piston construction
Piston crown and ring land development
Piston pin boss development
Piston skirt development
Piston ring construction
Dynamic operation of the piston rings
Cylinder wall machining
Recommendations for further reading
Crankshafts and connecting rods
Crankshaft construction and manufacturing
Crankshaft fillet development
Torsional vibration and dampeners
Crankshaft nose development
Crankshaft flange and flywheel development
Connecting-rod construction and development
Recommendations for further reading
Camshafts and the valve train
Valve train overview
Dynamic system evaluation and cam lobe development
Camshaft durability
Valve train development
Drive system development
Future trends in valve train design
Recommendations for further reading
Subject index
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