Gas and petroleum engines: a practical treatise on the internal combustion engine (Google eBook)

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E. & F.N. Spon, 1890 - Internal combustion engines - 596 pages
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Contents

Formation of Peat and Coal
336
Composition and heating power of coal
343
Raw petroleum split up by fractional distillations into benzine
349
Products from Scotch shale oil
351
Variation in the heat of combustion with temperature
357
Gases produced by the distillation of coal coke wood c
363
Calculation of the total heat generated by burning one cubic foot
369
Ratio of the specific heats of the products of combustion as deter
372
Dowson gas
378
Composition of gas from different producers
384
Changes produced in the gaseous mixture by combustion in the
390
Keiths process of making oilgas and the apparatus used
396
Heat energy equivalent of coal coal gas and Dowson gas
403
Crossley engine driven by Dowson gas 26
410
CHAPTER XIV
414
Absolute Zero of temperature
421
The changes that take place in a gas during adiabatic expansion
427
Determination of the temperature in the cylinder throughout
434
Estimate of highest temperature of explosive mixture in the
441
Bunsens measurement of the velocity of inflammation in explosive
447
Conclusions deduced by Berthelot and Vieille from the results
453
Experiments by Mr Dugald Clerk on the time of explosion
456
Experiments by Professor Aime Witz on explosive mixtures
463
Results from experiment and practice
469
Carnots cycle of operations in his ideal perfect heat engine
475
Ideal indicator diagrams
481
Definition of absolute scale of temperature
490
Formula for the calculation of combustion temperature given
513
Earliest ignition by heated tube 13
539
Vapour pressure pyrometer 309
574
Platinum ball pyrometer 310
581
Effects of heat on matter 288
582
Methods of regulating speed 27
588
Thermal capacity 239
591

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