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Internal combustion engines: Progress and prospects

Avinash Alagumalai ()

Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 2014, vol. 38, issue C, 561-571

Abstract: Indeed, the engine industries have seen a tremendous growth in the research and development of new-age technologies over the past ten years or so. Even though a huge database is now available on present-day engine technologies, a skillful presentation of those data is a demanding task. At this count, an endeavor has been made here to brief the pros and cons of present-day engine technologies in an elusive manner. In a nut–shell, this article provides an extensive review of the primary principles that preside over the internal combustion engines design and operation, as well as a simplifying framework of new-age engine technologies has been organized and summarized in an elegant way to contribute to this pragmatic field.

Keywords: Engine; Alternative fuel technology; Performance; Emission (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2014
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DOI: 10.1016/j.rser.2014.06.014

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