Recommended Reading

If you are just beginning to explore the topic of internal combustion engines, or even if you are already familiar with them, here is a list of informative references:

Hawkens, N. "New Catechism of the Steam Engine with Chapters on Gas, Oil and Hot Air Engines" Theo Audel & Co., New York, 1898

Carpenter, Rolla C. & Diederichs, H. "Internal Combustion Engines, Their Theory, Construction, and Operation" D. Van
Nostrand Co., New York, 1908

Graham, Frank D. "Engineers and Mechanics Guide" Vol. 4, Theo Audel & Co., New York, 1928

Morrison, L. H. "American Diesel Engines" McGraw Hill, New York, 1931

Cummins, C. Lyle Jr. "Internal Fire" Carnot Press, Portland, OR, 1976

MacKeand, Crawford. "Sparks and Flames: Ignition in Engines - An Historical Approach" Tyndar Press, Montchanin, DE, 1997

Vogel, Robert M. "The Introduction of the Westinghouse Gas Engine" Bores & Strokes Vol. 3, Coolspring, PA, 1990

Wilcox, John P. "Three Idle Strokes" Bores & Strokes Vol. 4 & 5. Coolspring, PA, 1991-1992

Harvey, Paul E. "Arthur R. Middleton, A Legacy of Engineering Genius" Bores & Strokes Vol. 11, Coolspring, PA, 2000

Williams, Christian (Ed.) "Coolspring - Discovering America's Finest Antique Engine Museum" Ogden Publications, Topeka, KS, 2011

Grenning, Wayne S. "Flame Ignition: A Historical Account of Flame Ignition in the Internal Combustion Engine" Coolspring Power Museum, Coolspring, PA, 2014

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