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The Romance of Engines [R-188]


Publisher:Society of Automotive Engineers Inc



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This interesting book examines the development of the engine from an historical perspective. Originally published in Japanese, The Romance of Engines' English translation offers readers insight into lessons learned throughout the engine's history. 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 Volkswagen Rolls Royce Packard Daimler-Benz DB601 Engine And more. Well-illustrated with numerous charts, drawings, and figures, The Romance of Engines is a book that belongs on the bookshelf of all engine designers, engine enthusiasts, and automotive historians.

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