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  • Jet Engines by Klaus Hunecke
    Jet Engines (English, Hardback) Klaus Hunecke

    For those who wish to broaden their knowledge of jet engine technology and associated subjects. It covers turbojet, turboprop and turbofan designs and is applicable to civilian and military usage. Starting with an overview of the main design types and fundamentals, it goes on to look at topics such as air intakes, compressors, and exhaust systems.

    $23.43 $34.95
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  • Two-Stroke Performance Tuning by A. Graham Bell
    Two-Stroke Performance Tuning (English, Hardback) A. Graham Bell

    Ignition, carburetion, cylinders, and exhaust systems for vintage and modern motocross and road bikes, Japanese motorcycles, and karting.

    $23.51 $39.95
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  • The Merlin by Gordon A. A. Wilson
    The Merlin (English, Hardback) Gordon A. A. Wilson

    First ever narrative history of the famous aero engine that powered the Spitfire, Hurricane, Lancaster, Mosquito and Mustang, the aircraft that made the difference between victory and defeat at critical moments in the Second World War - the Battle of Britain and the allied aerial offensive against Germany.

    $20.17 $24.85
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  • Aveling & Porter by Colin Tyson
    Aveling & Porter (English, Paperback) Colin Tyson

    Utilising the stunning photographic collection of noted preservationist John Crawley, with most images previously unpublished, Old Glory magazine editor Colin Tyson tells the story behind the most iconic manufacturer of steam traction engines.

    $16.21 $19.62
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  • Building Simple Model Steam Engines: Book 2 by Tubal Cain
    Building Simple Model Steam Engines: Book 2 (English, Paperback) Tubal Cain

    Since the publication of the first book, the author has designed and built several more engines ranging from a delightful little turbine to a larger engine in the style of the magnificent 'Steam Engines of the Highest Class' offered by toymakers before WW1. Fully detailed methods of construction with the beginner in mind.

    $9.92 $10.73
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  • Steam Traction on the Road by Anthony Burton
    Steam Traction on the Road (English, Hardback) Anthony Burton

    New in-depth research with Informative, factual text.

    $37.00 $49.95
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  • Gas-Turbine Power Generation by Paul Breeze
    Gas-Turbine Power Generation (English, Paperback) 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...

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  • Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Turbomachinery by Cesare Hall
    Fluid Mechanics and Thermodynamics of Turbomachinery (English, Hardback) Cesare Hall, S. Larry Dixon

    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.

    $63.85 $94.95
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  • Rover V8 - The Story of the Engine by James Taylor
    Rover V8 - The Story of the Engine (English, Hardback) 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 on its design and development.

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  • An Odyssey in Steam by David C. Bell
    An Odyssey in Steam (English, Hardback) David C. Bell

    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.

    $27.78 $39.95
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  • Gasoline Engine Management by Konrad Reif
    Gasoline Engine Management (English, Paperback) Konrad Reif

    The call for environmentally compatible and economical vehicles necessitates immense efforts to develop innovative engine concepts. Descriptions of the cylinder-charge control, fuel injection, ignition and catalytic emission-control systems provides comprehensive overview of today's gasoline engines.

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  • Engines by John L. Lumley
    Engines (English, Paperback) John L. Lumley

    Innovative text focusing on engine design and fluid dynamics, with numerous illustrations and a web-based software tool.

    $56.72 $78.99
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  • Prime Movers of Globalization by Vaclav Smil
    Prime Movers of Globalization (English, Paperback) Vaclav Smil

    The story of how diesel engines and gas turbines, used to power cargo ships and jet airplanes, made today's globally integrated economy possible.

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  • Introduction to Internal Combustion Engines by Richard Stone
    Introduction to Internal Combustion Engines (English, Hardback) Richard Stone

    Now in its fourth edition, this textbook remains the indispensable text to guide readers through automotive or mechanical engineering, both at university and beyond.

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  • Robotics by Bruno Siciliano
    Robotics (English, Hardback) Bruno Siciliano, Lorenzo Sciavicco

    Robotics provides the know-how on the foundations of robotics: modelling, planning and control. It covers mobile robots, visual control and motion planning. A variety of problems are worked through, and the tools to find engineering solutions are explained.

    $94.82 $119.99
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  • Analysis of Machining and Machine Tools by Steven Y. Liang
    Analysis of Machining and Machine Tools (English, Hardback) Steven Y. Liang, Albert J. Shih

    This book provides readers with the fundamental, analytical, and quantitative knowledge of machining process planning and optimization based on advanced and practical understanding of machinery, mechanics, accuracy, dynamics, monitoring techniques, and control strategies that they need to understanding machining and machine tools.

    $81.64 $99.99
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  • Frank Whittle by Andrew Nahum
    Frank Whittle (English, Paperback) Andrew Nahum

    Blending genius, tragedy, heroism and war, Andrew Nahum tells the fascinating story of the man whose invention would go on to change the world.

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  • Internal Combustion Engine in Theory and Practice: Volume 2 by Charles Fayette Taylor
    Internal Combustion Engine in Theory and Practice: Volume 2 (English, Paperback) Charles Fayette Taylor

    This revised edition of Taylor's classic work on the internal-combustion engine incorporates changes and additions in engine design and control that have been brought on by the world petroleum crisis, the subsequent emphasis on fuel economy, and the legal restraints on air pollution.

    $54.98 $80.00
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  • Cambridge Aerospace Series: Rocket Propulsion Series Number 47 by Stephen D. Heister
    Cambridge Aerospace Series: Rocket Propulsion Series Number 47 (English, Hardback) Stephen D. Heister, William E. Anderson

    Equips students with a thorough up-to-date knowledge of rocket propulsion, along with practical tools that can be applied in industry. Numerous homework problems, an online solutions manual, real-life case studies and examples, numerical methods, and links to online materials are all included. Ideal for senior and first year graduate students.

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  • Old Stationary Engines by David W. Edgington
    Old Stationary Engines (English, Paperback) David W. Edgington

    The author describes the evolution of the first practical stationary engines and illustrates some of the many designs, with notes on their important features and information on the better-known manufacturers.

    $9.23 $12.95
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