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 student will be able to deal with problems requiring combinatorial application of the Energy Engineering Science.
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.
combustion, thermodynamics, engines, turbocharging