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: 164
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
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
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 (Summative)
  • Written Assignment (Formative, Summative)
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