Cylinder components

Properties, applications, materials

  • MAHLE GmbH

Part of the ATZ/MTZ-Fachbuch book series (ATZMTZ)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-X
  2. MAHLE GmbH
    Pages 1-24
  3. MAHLE GmbH
    Pages 25-46
  4. MAHLE GmbH
    Pages 47-68
  5. MAHLE GmbH
    Pages 69-96
  6. MAHLE GmbH
    Pages 97-128
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 129-133

About this book


Owing to the ever-increasing requirements to be met by gasoline and diesel engines in terms of CO2 reduction, emission behavior, weight, and service life, a comprehensive understanding of combustion engine components is essential today. It is no longer possible for professionals in automotive engineering to manage without the corresponding expertise, whether they work in the field of design, development, testing, or maintenance. This technical book provides in-depth answers to questions about design, production, and machining of cylinder components.

In this second edition, every section has been revised and expanded to include the latest developments in the combustion engine.

Piston rings
Piston pins and piston pin circlips
Connecting rods
Crankcase and cylinder liners

Target audience
Engineers in the field of engine development and maintenanceLecturers and students in the areas of mechanical engineering, engine technology, and vehicle constructionAnyone interested in technology


MAHLE is a leading international development partner for the automotive industry. With its products for combustion engines and their peripherals as well as for electric vehicles, the group addresses all the crucial issues connected to the powertrain and air conditioning technology: from engine systems and components to filtration to thermal management.


Crankcase Cylinder liners Design Gasoline and diesel engine Piston ring

Editors and affiliations

  • MAHLE GmbH
    • 1
  1. 1.StuttgartGermany

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