The Science and Technology of Materials in Automotive Engines by Hiroshi Yamagata

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This new book focuses on both two- and four-strokeĀ reciprocating engines with particular emphasis on their characteristics and the materials used in their construction. It considers the engine in terms of each specific part and covers the metallurgy, surface modification, wear resistance and chemical composition of each engine constituent. The text includes supplementary notes and will be essential reading for engineers and designers of engines as well as for graduate students in the fields of combustion engineering, machine design and materials science.

About Hiroshi Yamagata

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Professor H. Yamagata joined Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd, Japan, after obtaining his engineering doctorate from Tohoku University. He has received numerous awards for outstanding engineering and scientific achievements.
Published August 29, 2005 by Woodhead Publishing. 328 pages
Genres: Science & Math. Non-fiction