A Publication from AJ6 Engineering.

ENGINE TECHNOLOGY
in the Modern World.

A New & Revised edition for 2014!

A Book that Bridges the Gap between the Enthusiastic Layman and the Expert.

By Roger Bywater.


An A4 sized book full of explanations about how engine technology has evolved, especially in recent years, to deliver amazing levels of performance and economy, whilst reducing harmful exhaust emissions almost to zero. Subjects like induction and exhaust tuning, cam design, combustion, and emission control, are described and analysed in plain English (over 120,000 words supported by 274 illustrations) without getting bogged down with cumbersome mathematics and jargon. Chapter headings are as follows and clicking on each one links to a PDF-document containing the actual first pages of each chapter. The full Introduction can also be accessed in the same way.

Introduction.

  • Chapter 0. Introduction.
  • Chapter 1. Flame Initiation, Propagation and Combustion.
  • Chapter 2. Designing for Effective Combustion.
  • Chapter 3. Fueling Considerations.
  • Chapter 4. Exhaust Emissions.
  • Chapter 5. Combustion Maladies and Fuel Qualities.
  • Chapter 6. Induction Fundamentals.
  • Chapter 7. Exhaust Fundamentals.
  • Chapter 8. Keeping Things Quiet.
  • Chapter 9. Camshafts and Valve Events.
  • Chapter 10. Variable Timing (VVT) and Variable Lift Systems.
  • Chapter 11. Supercharging and Turbocharging.
  • GLOSSARY. A guide to technical expressions and terms.
  • LIST OF ACRONYMS. Giving meaning to unavoidable abbreviations.
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY. Recommended sources for further information.

Available as a bound copy for 60 plus postage, on CD as PDFs for 50 (including postage), or as a PDF download* also for 50.

To order please email for a follow up response from us at aj6engineering@ntlworld.com using the subject title 'Techbook'. Alternatively phone in UK working hours or write to the address given below.

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*All PDFs on the CD or for download are printable but some are encrypted or discreetly watermarked for security of copyright.


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