ABSTRACT

This book addresses the two-stroke cycle internal combustion engine, used in compact, lightweight form in everything from motorcycles to chainsaws to outboard motors, and in large sizes for marine propulsion and power generation. It first provides an overview of the principles, characteristics, applications, and history of the two-stroke cycle engine, followed by descriptions and evaluations of various types of models that have been developed to predict aspects of two-stroke engine operation.

chapter 1|42 pages

Overview, Background, and History

chapter 2|30 pages

Gas Exchange Fundamentals

chapter 6|56 pages

Combustion

chapter 7|89 pages

Emissions Formation and Control

chapter 8|32 pages

Friction, Lubrication, and Wear