Best IC engine books ??

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Best IC engine books ??

Post by Turbo231 » Wed Jun 13, 2018 10:27 am

Newby question. I have just found and bought a copy of Blair's IC engine book. This seems to be popular with guys on this site. What would you recommend for my next book purchase? Thanks.

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Post by hoodeng » Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:31 pm

Do you want technical or entertaining?

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Post by Brian P » Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:22 pm

"Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals" by Heywood is a commonly referenced engineering textbook. It's not necessarily oriented at high-performance engines ... but the physics is all the same.

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Post by RamblerRebel6 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:41 am

Brian P wrote:
Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:22 pm
"Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals" by Heywood is a commonly referenced engineering textbook. It's not necessarily oriented at high-performance engines ... but the physics is all the same.
And instead of forking over $110 to $174 for a hard copy, you can download it here:

https://engineeringstudymaterial.net/eb ... damentals/

I scanned the download, and it shows to be clean.
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Post by vannik » Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:18 am

After almost 30 years Issue 2 has just been released.

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Re: Best IC engine books ??

Post by Turbo231 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 9:18 am

hoodeng wrote:
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:31 pm
Do you want technical or entertaining?

Cheers.
Technical but entertaining. Of course we are the only people who think technical can be entertaining.

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Post by Schurkey » Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:30 am

The Rehr-Morrison Engine Assembly Manual is an excellent high-school or trade-school textbook.

https://www.amazon.com/Reher-Morrison-C ... gines+book

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Post by Turbo231 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:22 am

Schurkey wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:30 am
The Rehr-Morrison Engine Assembly Manual is an excellent high-school or trade-school textbook.

https://www.amazon.com/Reher-Morrison-C ... gines+book
Thanks. I may get that one.

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Post by tjz450 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:29 am

I have the reher Morrison book, my brother bought it for me. I consider it a waste of money. Wait for more replies. Look into Ricardo for some history of ic.

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Post by inline6 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:18 pm

RamblerRebel6 wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:41 am
Brian P wrote:
Wed Jun 13, 2018 9:22 pm
"Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals" by Heywood is a commonly referenced engineering textbook. It's not necessarily oriented at high-performance engines ... but the physics is all the same.
And instead of forking over $110 to $174 for a hard copy, you can download it here:

https://engineeringstudymaterial.net/eb ... damentals/

I scanned the download, and it shows to be clean.
Wow awesome! Always wanted the book now I have it in PDF.
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Post by Carnut1 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:35 pm

Screenshot_2018-06-14-13-30-36.png
Heywood was Taylor's student. Some excellent tech.
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Post by grandsport51 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:56 pm

All Books by Phillip H Smith
The Design and Tuning of Competition Engines
Scientific Design of Exhaust and Intake Systems (Engineering and Performance)

And this my favorite freebie

http://www.grandprixengines.co.uk
You can spend a couple of weeks on this at least

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Post by statsystems » Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:45 pm

Carnut1 wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:35 pm
Screenshot_2018-06-14-13-30-36.png Heywood was Taylor's student. Some excellent tech.

I have both volumes. Most excellent books.

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Post by Carnut1 » Thu Jun 14, 2018 4:01 pm

statsystems wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:45 pm
Carnut1 wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 1:35 pm
Screenshot_2018-06-14-13-30-36.png Heywood was Taylor's student. Some excellent tech.

I have both volumes. Most excellent books.
It is a bit dated and most of Taylor's work was aimed at low compression, low rpm, aero engines. Plent of tech still holds up.
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Post by shoedoos » Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:48 pm

tjz450 wrote:
Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:29 am
I have the reher Morrison book, my brother bought it for me. I consider it a waste of money. Wait for more replies. Look into Ricardo for some history of ic.
^^^^^^ agree on the Reher Morrison book.....

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