How a dieselhammer works
Autor: Voitus van Hamme
This Dutch thesis with Englisch summary describes the operation of the diesel hammer and the theory of pile driving.
Field measurements are also shown and analyzed.
The process of the diesel block is divided into 8 phases:
1. fall and expulsion of air; 2. compression; 3. impact, 4. evaporation of the fuel; 5. combustion; 6. expansion; 7. exhaust; 8. air intake.