What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
INTRODUCTORY Article 1 The efficiency of heat engines I
The working substance
The idea of a perfect gas
30 other sections not shown
Other editions - View all
20 per cent adiabatic alcohol benzene benzene-air mixture benzol burning bustion C.H.U. per mol calculated calorific value carburetter chemical coal gas combustible mixture compression ratio constant pressure constant volume cooling correct mixture cubic foot curve cylinder head cylinder walls dead centre detonation dissociation dopes engine cylinder equation ethyl fluid evaporation exhaust gas exhaust valve expansion ratio experiments figures fraction fuel consumption fuel-air mixture fuel-air ratio gas engine gases heat loss heat supply heating value heptane horse-power hydrocarbon hydrogen ignition advance inch increase indicator diagrams injection internal combustion engine internal energy latent heat liquid fuels maximum power maximum pressure maximum temperature mean effective pressure mean volumetric heat mixture strength obtained oxygen paraffin petrol engine piston pressure rise products of combustion proportion quantity Ricardo rich mixture specific heats speed standard cubic foot stroke substance thermal efficiency throttle turbulence volumetric efficiency weak mixtures