INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES I

Course Information

TitleΜΗΧΑΝΕΣ ΕΣΩΤΕΡΙΚΗΣ ΚΑΥΣΗΣ Ι / INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES I
Code219
FacultyEngineering
SchoolMechanical Engineering
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorGrigorios Koltsakis
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID20000351

Programme of Study: UPS of School of Mechanical Engineering

Registered students: 167
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
EnergyCompulsory Courses belonging to the selected specialization845
Design and StructuresElective Courses belonging to the other845
Industrial ManagementElective Courses belonging to the other845

Class Information

Academic Year2014 – 2015
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours6
Class ID
20053196
Type of the Course
  • Scientific Area
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
Required Courses
  • 128 ENERGY TRANSFORMING ENGINES - WORK ENGINES
  • 113 THERMODYNAMICS I
  • 118 FLUID MECHANICS I
  • 207 TURBOMACHINES
  • 122 HEAT TRANSFER
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will be able to understand the operation and the energy performance of internal combustion engines, by applying in practice background knowledge of Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Heat Transfer and Turbomachinery. The syudent will be able to deal with problems requiring combinatorial application of the Energy Engineering Science.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Introduction. Gas Cycles (Otto, Diesel, Miller). Combustion Thermodynamics. Fuel-air cycles. Calculation of engine cycles and gas composition. Measurement Techniques. Analysis of indicator diagrams. Friction and lubrication. Fluid Mechanics in 4-stroke and 2-stroke engines. Turbocharging and supercharging. Fuel injection systems. Heat Transfer and Engine Cooling. Combustion in Otto and Diesel engines. Calculation of combustion rate. Pollutant formation and after-treatment technology. Fuels and lubricants. Operating maps.
Keywords
combustion, thermodynamics, engines, turbocharging
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
The courses are given with the support of presentation slides that are available to the students via e-class. The student assignments involve the use of basic mathematical modeling via Excel or programming language.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadTotal hours of student effort for the semester. Includes lectures, labs, field etc.ECTSThe credit units (ECTS) of the respective teaching activity. Each unit correponds to 30 hours of student workload.IndividualFor the learning activity cooperation between students is not requisiteTeamworkFor the learning activity the students cooperate in teamsErasmusThe learning activity is available to students of exchange programmes
Lectures501.7
Tutorial150.5
Total652.2
Student Assessment
Description
20%: Project assignments and intermediate oral exams 80%: Final written exam
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (SummativeSummative assessment refers to the assessment of the learning and summarizes the development of learners at a particular time.)
  • Written Assignment (FormativeFormative assessment is a range of formal and informal assessment procedures employed by teachers during the learning process in order to modify teaching and learning activities to improve student attainment., SummativeSummative assessment refers to the assessment of the learning and summarizes the development of learners at a particular time.)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
1.Βιβλίο [3036]: ΜΗΧΑΝΕΣ ΕΣΩΤΕΡΙΚΗΣ ΚΑΥΣΗΣ, C. FERGUSON - A. KIRKPATRICK Λεπτομέρειες 2. Βιβλίο [4514]: ΑΡΧΕΣ ΕΜΒΟΛΟΦΟΡΩΝ ΜΕΚ, Κ. ΡΑΚΟΠΟΥΛΟΣ Λεπτομέρειες 3. Βιβλίο [460]: ΜΗΧΑΝΕΣ ΕΣΩΤΕΡΙΚΗΣ ΚΑΥΣΗΣ, Νικόλαος Α. Κυριάκης
Additional bibliography for study
Heywood J., Internal combustion engine fundamentals, McGraw-Hill, 1988
Last Update
23-06-2013