Transport fuels technology
New ISBN 9780952018629
Old ISBN 0952018624
Date Published: October 2000
Published by: Energy Institute
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Published by the IP on behalf of Landfall Press. New high quality textbook covering the types, production, properties, testing, handling and performance of conventional and alternative fuels for road, rail, sea and air transport.
Fuel behaviour is examined in vehicle systems, and in the range of engine types, including piston, gas turbine, ramjet, rocket and fuel cell. This technology is underpinned by the basic topics of fuel chemistry, engineering thermodynamics and combustion priniples, The book concludes with extrapolation into future developments of propulsion systems and their fuels on a global basis. Approx 500 pages