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By James Taylor
This book tells the full story of the Rover V8 engine, its origins as a General Motors design in the 1950s and its development by Rover and subsequently Land Rover between 1967 and 2004. It focuses on production versions of the engine and includes information supplied by those who worked...
It is a unique look at the railways during the age of steam featuring many of the engines currently at The National Railway Museum in York including the Rocket; the Flying Scotsman; the Evening Star; the Duke of Gloucester and the Mallard.
This book covers the entire history, life and times of the famous British high-performance engineering company, from its 1958 foundation by Mike Costin and Keith Duckworth, through its often-exciting and always fascinating evolution, to its expansion and worldwide success in both motorsport and high-performance road car production.
By Wit Grzesik
Advanced Machining Processes of Metallic Materials: Theory, Modelling and Applications, Second Edition, explores the metal cutting processes with regard to theory and industrial practice. Structured into three parts, the first section provides information on the fundamentals of machining, while the second and third parts include an overview of the effects...
Organic Rankine Cycle ORC Power Systems: Technologies and Applications provides a systematic and detailed description of organic Rankine cycle technologies and the way they are increasingly of interest for cost-effective sustainable energy generation. Popular applications include cogeneration from biomass and electricity generation from geothermal reservoirs and concentrating solar power installations,...
By Paul Breeze
Gas-Turbine Power Generation is a concise, up-to-date, and readable guide providing an introduction to gas turbine power generation technology. It includes detailed descriptions of gas fired generation systems, demystifies the functions of gas fired technology, and explores the economic and environmental risk factors Engineers, managers, policymakers and those involved in...
By Brian Stone
This book gives important insights into how to eliminate chatter with associated improvements in product quality, surface finish and tool wear. It covers a wide range of machining processes, including turning, drilling, milling and grinding.
By Cesare Hall
Starting with background principles in fluid mechanics and thermodynamics, this title discusses axial flow turbines and compressors, centrifugal pumps, fans, and compressors, and radial flow gas turbines, hydraulic turbines, and wind turbines.
This book explores techniques and processes that aim to achieve high accuracies and good surface finishes, parts machined without burrs or residual stresses especially with materials that cannot be machined by conventional methods.