Download Fundamentals Handbook - Mechanical Science Volume - 1

Module 1 - Diesel Engine Fundamentals
Provides information covering the basic operating principles of 2-cycle and 4-cycle
diesel engines. Includes operation of engine governors, fuel ejectors, and typical
engine protective features.


Module 2 - Heat Exchangers
Describes the construction of plate heat exchangers and tube and shell heat
exchangers. Describes the flow patterns and temperature profiles in parallel flow,
counter flow, and cross flow heat exchangers.


Module 3 - Pumps
Explains the operation of centrifugal and positive displacement pumps. Topics
include net positive suction head, cavitation, gas binding, and pump characteristic
curves.