Best IC engine books ??

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Re: Best IC engine books ??

Post by vannik » Sat Jun 16, 2018 3:48 am

Turbo231 wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 3:05 pm
vannik wrote:
Fri Jun 15, 2018 2:46 pm
They are not about engines but about developing and using 1D finite difference methods to do a 1D simulation. They are mostly numerical methods and focus on the 2 Step Lax-Wendroff method with flux correction. Not for anyone that wants to understand engines only.
I thought they might have more to do with IC simulation. Have you or anyone you know used them for a simulation program?
I do not use the finite difference model because it uses the method of characteristics for boundary conditions. I prefer using the GPB method as developed by Blair and Co-workers and students as it solves the boundary conditions using the base equations. The basic MoC equations are non-conservative and requires extra work to ensure mass and energy continuity is preserved.

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