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Want to know online librarys or books about engines

Want to know online librarys or books about engines

Want to know online librarys or books about engines

(OP)
Hello! Im a novice mechanical engineering student from mexico and i want to ask for sites to search good books about engines since i want to do a practical work about them, even better if you directly know some good books, and... for free if i can ask too. Thx!

RE: Want to know online librarys or books about engines

There is an early book by Ricardo available online for free. Title is something like "The High-Speed Internal Combustion Engine"
A fairly recent publication is "The Diesel Engine Handbook" by Baranescue and Challen.

"Schiefgehen wird, was schiefgehen kann" - das Murphygesetz

RE: Want to know online librarys or books about engines

I can certainly recommend Ricardo as an intro for the novice. I read it during my undergraduate days and learned a lot.

je suis charlie

RE: Want to know online librarys or books about engines

I think most want electric motors to be the future. So no need to learn about engines as an up coming engineer.

RE: Want to know online librarys or books about engines

Yeah, at this point, study of internal combustion engines is fine as a hobby or perhaps short-term employment, but I wouldn't suggest it as a career; several auto manufacturers have already stopped development. We'll still need central power stations, and there are going to be some transportation applications that defy electric conversion for quite a while, but the demand for engineers and designers in that field is probably going down.

RE: Want to know online librarys or books about engines

(OP)
Yeah this is a hobby for me tbh, but i don't think manufacturers will throw off internal combustion engines, we will just don't use too much petrol in fuel formulas.

Also, thank you very much for your suggestions, aprecciate it :D

RE: Want to know online librarys or books about engines

Manufactures will not be given a choice in the matter.

RE: Want to know online librarys or books about engines

Hmm. So, ignoring "net zero by 2050", the graph predicts total light vehicle sales in 2050 to be at 2012 levels. Stunning vision.

je suis charlie

RE: Want to know online librarys or books about engines

I spent far too long on their website trying to figure out how they got that graph. If anybody knows I'd be fascinated. It is certainly vastly different to what the rest of the US government is telling us. Globally, yes I wouldn't mind betting that IC will be around for a long time, but the USA is, I would have thought, in the top few countries for EV adoption.

Kinda sorta true. Fascinating. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electric_car_use_by_... That's 2020 data

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RE: Want to know online librarys or books about engines

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the USA is, I would have thought, in the top few countries for EV adoption.
I assume that's mainly because the majority of EV's on the road in the US are marketed (and perceived by many) as status symbols, or at least as an exhibition of personal values if not "trendiness" (remember Segways?). I believe they are heavily subsidized as well, both at purchase, and via many free or subsidized charging opportunities, not to mention preferred parking.

"Schiefgehen wird, was schiefgehen kann" - das Murphygesetz

RE: Want to know online librarys or books about engines

Ah but have you owned one?

je suis charlie

RE: Want to know online librarys or books about engines

Not interested, not in any new car actually.

"Schiefgehen wird, was schiefgehen kann" - das Murphygesetz

RE: Want to know online librarys or books about engines

The way I see it, if I buy a new new car I get some years of trouble free running and some leverage to get it fixed by the manufacturer. If I buy a secondhand modern era car then I am assuming that the previous owner got rid of a perfectly functional car. Well it might happen. If I buy a rather older secondhand but electronic car, I am buying something that almost certainly has 'unfixable' problems.

If, on the other hand, I buy an old, non electronic car, I can fix it.

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RE: Want to know online librarys or books about engines

(OP)
Yeah that's the worst disadvantage about adopting EV's, you need an electrical degree to fix one of those in case of the manufacturers doesn't invest on making them easy to fix

RE: Want to know online librarys or books about engines

It could be an advantage, though. The bulk of the parts that make up the EV system are off the shelf components. Transistors, capacitors, diodses, etc... are not special made for these. Even the battery assemblies are built up from off the shelf 21650 cells.

Meanwhile, nearly every component on a modern engine is made just for that engine.

RE: Want to know online librarys or books about engines

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Meanwhile, nearly every component on a modern engine is made just for that engine
Which, in a good design, will go 100's of thousands of miles or 10's of thousands of hours without replacement, excluding consumables such as belts and filters.

"Schiefgehen wird, was schiefgehen kann" - das Murphygesetz

RE: Want to know online librarys or books about engines

But that doesn't matter, only that you can't fix it with random scrap from around the farm in the unlikely event that it does break.

RE: Want to know online librarys or books about engines

Magnetic engines or motors would be fine if they followed some simple logic and made them more efficient. Similar to ICE engines, motor design has been stagnate since inception, yes a few little improvements here and there, but nothing all that breath taking.

RE: Want to know online librarys or books about engines

So what do you suppose the efficiency of a typical EV motor is?

je suis charlie

RE: Want to know online librarys or books about engines

I don't know, but let's hear from someone who does, but the well-to-wheel number please.

"Schiefgehen wird, was schiefgehen kann" - das Murphygesetz

RE: Want to know online librarys or books about engines

Shhh, you're not allowed to ask that question.

RE: Want to know online librarys or books about engines

I was responding to a post that suggested "Magnetic engines or motors" are not as efficient as they might be. Well-to-wheel is another topic.

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