Dual-Fuel Diesel Engines

Author(s) Ghazi A. Karim
Publisher CRC Press
Date 2015
Pages 523
Format pdf
Size 4.1 Mb







This work by Ghazi Karim, the recognized industry expert and university professor with more than forty years of the experience, offers readers a very detailed technical discussion of various types of dual-fuel engines, the types of gaseous fuels they work on, and the associated operational and maintenance practices.

The author has reflected all latest cutting-edge technological advancements in the subject fuels that is so rapidly expanding today. The book is quite timely and explains the main benefits as well as the challenges that are associated with internal combustion engines, gas-fueled engines, compression ignition engines, and, as it is stated in the title, dual-gas engines. The author has also made an attempt to explore both natural gas and ethane as engine fuels, also paying some attention to the LPG, hydrogen and some other fuels that can be used as the alternative.

The most important safety considerations have also been addressed in the publication, together with the relevant aspects of the fuel gas combustion and conversion of the conventional engines to the operation on the dual-fuel. In short, the book is covering a wide range of the engines with the main emphasis made on the engines used in the transportation sector.  

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