The Romance of Engines (Hardcover)

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This book examines the development of the engine from a historical perspective. Originally published in Japanese, The Romance of Engines' English translation offers readers insight into lessons learned throughout the engine's history. This book belongs on the bookshelves of all engine designers, engine enthusiasts, and automotive historians.

Topics covered include:

Newcomen's Steam Engine

The Watt Steam Engine

Internal Combustion Engine

Nicolaus August Otto and His Engine

Sadi Carnot and the Adiabatic Engine

Radial Engines; Piston and Cylinder Problems

Engine Life

Problem of Cooling

Engine Compartments

Knocking; Energy Conservation

Bugatti; Volkswagon

Rolls Royce


Daimler-Benz DB601 Engine

and more

Product Details
ISBN: 9781560919117
ISBN-10: 1560919116
Publisher: SAE International
Publication Date: May 1st, 1997
Pages: 490
Language: English