INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES LABORATORY

Course Information
TitleΕΡΓΑΣΤΗΡΙΟ ΜΗΧΑΝΩΝ ΕΣΩΤΕΡΙΚΗΣ ΚΑΥΣΗΣ / INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES LABORATORY
Code390
FacultyEngineering
SchoolMechanical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CoordinatorZisis Samaras
CommonNo
StatusActive
Course ID20000095

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Mechanical Engineering

Registered students: 21
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
EnergyElective Courses belonging to the selected specialization955

Class Information
Academic Year2014 – 2015
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
20051641
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
-Familiarisation with internal combustion engines(ICE) -Deeper understanding of ICE -Coupling of theoretical and practical knowledge -Familiarisation with electronic control units and data recording systems -Interpretation of ICE performance and emissions
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work in teams
  • Design and manage projects
  • Respect natural environment
Course Content (Syllabus)
Instrumentation and measurement procedures of reciprocatingengines. Diagnostic systems and recording with computer. Engines energy balance. Samplingand analysis of engine cylinder pressure data. Communication engine systems and electronic engine control units. Mapping of engine functional parameters. Analyzers with rapid response (flame ionization and chemiluminescence). Measurement of in-cylinderpollutants formation. Measurements ofsmoke emissions and particles matters (PM).Methodology of vehicles measurements and vehicle dynos. Emissions and fuel consumption of vehicles.
Keywords
internal combustion engine measurements, indicator diagram, energy balance, engine maps, pollutant emissions, soot trap, diesel fuel injection systems
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Multimedia
  • Interactive excersises
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
presentations using an overhead beamer. Use of Internet for the transfer of educational material. Use of electronic control units and data recording systems.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures401.3
Laboratory Work351.2
Written assigments100.3
exams
Total852.8
Student Assessment
Description
-Mandatory attendance of laboratory exercises -Preparation of technical report per group - oral presentation of laboratory exervcises -Final Grade: participation in exercises - technical reports quality - oral examinations
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative, Summative)
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Formative, Summative)
  • Report (Formative, Summative)
  • Labortatory Assignment (Formative, Summative)
Last Update
01-11-2013