Piston Engine-based Power Plants by Paul Breeze

Piston Engine-based Power Plants

byPaul Breeze

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Piston Engine-Based Power Plantspresents Breeze's most up-to-date discussion and clear and concise analysis of this resource, aimed at those working and researching in the area. Various engine types including Diesel and Stirling are discussed, with consideration of economic factors and important planning considerations, such as the size and speed of the plant. Breeze also evaluates the emissions which piston engines can create and considers ways of planning for and controlling those.



  • Explores various types of engines used to power automotive power plants such as internal combustion, spark-ignition and dual-fuel
  • Discusses the engine cycles, size and speed
  • Evaluates emissions and considers the various economic factors involved

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Paul Breeze is a journalist and freelance Science and Technology writer and consultant in the UK who has specialized in power generation technology for the past 30 years. In addition to writing Power Generation Technologies, Second Edition, he has contributed to journals and newspapers such as The Financial Times and The Economist and ...
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Title:Piston Engine-based Power PlantsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:150 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:November 1, 2017Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0128129042

ISBN - 13:9780128129043

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Table of Contents

Internal Combustion Engines
Engine Cycles
Engine Size and Engine Speed
Spark-Ignition Engines
Diesel Engines (Compression Engines)
Dual-Fuel Engines
Cogeneration
Combined Cycle
Emission Control
Nitrogen Oxide
Carbon Monoxide, VOCs, and Particulates
Sulfur Dioxide
Carbon Dioxide
Cost of reciprocating Engine-Based Power Generation