This book is a detailed discussion of the Diesel Combustion phenomena like ignition delay, fuel air mixing, rate of heat release, and emissions of smoke, particulate and nitric oxide. The book enables quantitative evaluation of these important phenomena and parameters. Most importantly, it attempts to model them with constants that are independent of engine types. Thus, the models give insight into the phenomena and can be applied a given engine by the research worker and design engineer.
The book is complete only with the last two chapters on the reviews and applications of modern methods of simulating diesel engines by Dr. Yu Shi and Prof. Dr. Rolf Reitz of Engine Research Centre at the University of Wisconsin, Madison. They acceded to our request spontaneously and gracefully to provide the material. We express our profound gratitude to them for showing magnanimity.