Raymond Farnell and Duncan Riding

Raymond Farnell is Senior Noise Engineer at Perkins Technology. He has been responsible for the noise engine reduction of many engines, combining practical testing and development techniques.

Duncan Riding is Section Manager at Perkins Technology. He has been involved with the development and refinement of many engines, working mainly from the finite element and analytical area.

Chapter 21 Larger engine noise and vibration control Stanley Walker

Stanley Walker is currently Principal Engineer, Truck Products, at Barry Controls. He is responsible for the design and development of diesel engine mounts, cab mounts, and isolation components for Class 5 to Class 8 trucks worldwide.

Chapter 22 Passenger car engines H.S.-H. Schulte Dr-Ing PhD Dipl-Ing (MSME)

Dr Schulte has worked at the Aachen Technical University, FEV Motorentechnik and at Mercedes-Benz. He is now the Executive Vice President and Chief Technical Officer of FEV Engine Technology in Auburn Hills, Michigan.

Chapter 23 Trucks and buses David Merrion and K.E. Weber

David Merrion has spent his entire career at Detroit Diesel Corporation. He is past president of the Engine Manufacturers' Association, a fellow of the SAE, a member of ASME, a Buckendale Lecturer and a member of the US Environmental Protection Agency Technical Advisory Committee.

K.E. Weber has over 20 years experience in advanced heavy-duty diesel engine design and development at General Motors and Detroit Diesel Corporation. She is currently the manager of Applications Documentation at DDC.

Chapter 24 Locomotives

Humphrey Niven BSc (Eng) CEng FIMechE

A specialist in research and development in the field of large engines, he formerly worked with Paxman Ltd. He is currently with Ricardo Consulting Engineers where he is responsible for all aspects of large engine work.

Chapter 25 Dual fuel engines Roger Richards

Roger Richards is Principal Engineer with Ricardo Consulting Engineers. He has worked on various engine areas, from Stirling engines through alternative fuels and artificial intelligence applied to condition monitoring. He is responsible for the development of novel techniques for improving efficiencies and emissions of large engines.

Chapter 26 Marine engine applications Doug Woodyard

After experience as a seagoing engineer with the British India Steam Navigation Company, Doug Woodyard held editorial positions with the Institution of Mechanical Engineers and the Institute of Marine Engineers. He subsequently edited The Motor Ship journal for eight years before becoming a freelance editor specializing in shipping and marine engineering.

Chapter 27 Condition monitoring

Solar Stirling Engine Basics Explained

Solar Stirling Engine Basics Explained

The solar Stirling engine is progressively becoming a viable alternative to solar panels for its higher efficiency. Stirling engines might be the best way to harvest the power provided by the sun. This is an easy-to-understand explanation of how Stirling engines work, the different types, and why they are more efficient than steam engines.

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