By (author) John L. Lumley
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Engines by John L. Lumley
Book DescriptionThe internal combustion engine that powers the modern automobile has changed very little from its initial design of some eighty years ago. Unlike many high tech advances, engine design still depends on an understanding of basic fluid mechanics and thermodynamics. This text offers a fresh approach to the study of engines, with an emphasis on design and on fluid dynamics. Professor Lumley, a renowned fluid dynamicist, provides a lucid explanation of how air and fuel are mixed, how they get into the engine, what happens to them there, and how they get out again. Particular attention is given to the complex issue of pollution. Examples are taken from the early days of engine design, as well as the latest designs, such as stratified charge gasoline direct injection engines. It is intended that the text be used in conjunction with the Stanford Engine Simulation Program (ESP). This user-friendly, interactive software tool answers a significant need not addressed by other texts on engines.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521644891
(253mm x 177mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 28-Jun-1999
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author John L. Lumley
Turbulence, Coherent Structures, Dynamical Systems and Symmetry, Hardback (February 2012)
Describes methods revealing the structures and dynamics of turbulence for engineering, physical science and mathematics researchers working in fluid dynamics.
Stochastic Tools in Turbulence, Paperback (January 2008)
This accessible treatment offers the mathematical tools for solving problems related to stochastic vector fields. Mathematically self-contained, it uses generalized functions to present a relatively simple technique. 1970 edition.
Simulation and Modeling of Turbulent Flows, Hardback (September 1996)» View all books by John L. Lumley
This guide provides an overview of turbulent flow research in the areas of simulation and modelling. The book reviews spectral dynamics of homogenous and inhomogenous turbulent flows, with numerical simulation techniques, renormalization group methods and turbulent closure modelling also discussed.
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