# CarTech Book Mathematics Performance Automotive Engine Math

CarTech:
SA204

CarTech Performance Automotive Engine Math Book.

Do you currently have a goal to learn as many aspects of automotive engine mathematics as you can? Are you looking for a handy guide to keep with you for reference at all times? If so, please consider the CarTech Performance Automotive Engine Math Book (SA204).

For a car’s engine to function as durably and efficiently as possible requires nonstop mathematics, formulas, and calculations. This is true for all types of vehicles regardless of make, model, or age. This book (SA204), written by performance engine builder/designer John Baechtel, is designed to walk any enthusiast through every component of a vehicle’s engine so they can gain a better understanding of how each component works together to form a functioning system.

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Features:
Pages: 160
Size: 8.5 X 11 (inches)
Format: Paperback
Illustrations: 175 Color Photos

Chapter 1: Basic Math and Science
- Core Principals

Chapter 2: Engine Displacement
- Cylinder Bore Diameter
- Stroke Length
- Calculating Displacement
- Calculating Overbore Displacement
- Calculating Bore and Stroke Relationships
- Bore/Stroke and Rod/Stroke Ratios
- Metric Conversions
- Equivalent Displacement
- What is Bore Spacing?
- Sonic Checking
- Practice Calculations
- Displacement Formulas at a Glance

Chapter 3: Compression Ratio
- Factors Affecting Compression Ratio
- Finding V2
- Displacement Ratio
- Cranking Compression
- Compression Ratio Formulas at a Glance

Chapter 4: Piston Speed
- Maximum Piston Speed
- Piston Acceleration
- Calculating RPM Limits
- Engine Balancing and Overbalancing
- Calculating Piston Position
- Piston Speed Formulas at a Glance

Chapter 5: Brake Horsepower and Torque
- Calculating Horsepower from Torque
- How to Read a Dyno Sheet, Part 1
- Horsepower and Torque Ratings
- Indicated Horsepower
- Indicated Torque
- Brake Mean Effective Pressure
- Mechanical Efficiency
- Torque and HP Formulas at a Glance

Chapter 6: Induction Math
- Engine Air Capacity
- Volumetric Efficiency
- Intake Manifolds
- Street Carburetor vs Race Carburetor
- Choosing Throttle Body Size
- Calculating Turbocharger Carburetor Size
- Sizing a Turbocharger
- Boost and Supercharger Drive Ratios
- Wave Tuning
- Ram Effects and Inlet Cooling
- How to Calculate Runner Cross Section
- Induction Formulas at a Glance

- Converting Combustion Chamber Sizes
- Evaluating Port Volumes
- Calculating Valve Curtain Area
- Calculating Optimum Port Area from Valve Size
- Calculating Minimum Port Area
- Calculating Port Velocity
- Estimating Peak Engine Speed from Airflow
- Predicting Horsepower from Airflow
- Looking at Valve-Lift-to-Diameter Ratios
- Comparing Flow at Different Test Pressures
- Understanding Exhaust-to-Intake Ratio
- Cylinder Head Formulas at a Glance

Chapter 8: Exhaust System Math
- Pipemax Exhaust System Calculations
- Calculating Primary Tube Cross Section
- Calculating Primary Tube Length
- Calculating Collector Diameter and Length
- Food for Thought
- Exhaust System Wave Dynamics
- Exhaust System Formulas at a Glance

Chapter 9: Fuel System Math
- Understanding BSFC
- How to Read a Dyno Sheet, Part 2
- Fuel Systems Calculations
- Fuel System Formulas at a Glance

Chapter 10: Atmospherics and Combustion Math
- Atmospheric Effects on Engine Performance
- Density Altitude
- Performance Weather Stations
- Lambda and Air/Fuel Ratios
- Dynamometer Correction Factors
- Atmospheric/Combustion Formulas at a Glance

Chapter 11: Camshaft Math
- Lobe Centers
- Understanding Cam Specs
- Calculating Valve Lift
- Finding TDC
- Degreeing the Cam
- Calculating Valve Overlap
- Camshaft Formulas at a Glance

Chapter 12: Tools and Equipment
- Measurement Tools, Standards and Accuracy

Chapter 13: How to Build an Engine Math Spreadsheet
- Finding Displacement
- Finding Piston Speed
- Finding Stroke Length
- Other Calculations
- Engine Build/Content Sheet
- Engine Assembly Sheet

Chapter 14: Engine Simulation and Modeling Software
- Performance Trends
- Racing Systems Analysis
- Comp Cams/ProRacing Sim
- Motion Software
- Support Programs