Course Information

 

Course Title

Code

Semester

L + U Hour

Credits

ETCS

Internal Combustion Engines

ME 423

7

3 + 0

3

5

 

Prerequisites:

 

Language of Instruction

English

Course Level

Undergraduate

Course Type

Elective

Mode of Delivery

1: Lecture, 2: Question-Answer, 12: Lab / Workshop, 13: Self Study, 14: Problem Solving

Course Coordinator

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gökhan TÜCCAR

Instructors

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Gökhan TÜCCAR

Assistants

Goals

Due to the wide range of applications of Internal Combustion Engines operated as energy machine in our live, teach the basic knowledge to the students studying Mechanical Engineering about the engine terminology within the scope of the curriculum disclosure of issues such as history, basic concepts, motor cycle calculation, mixture characteristics, combustion, the actual cycle, knock, power calculations and the gas exchange.

Course Content

Definitions, Classification, Operating Principle, Motor Cycle Calculation, Combustion, Actual Engine Cycle, Knock, Mixture Formation, Engine Power Calculation.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Students shall gain the ability to understand Otto and Diesel Engine Technology.
  2. Student shall gain information about the fundamentals of thermodynamics in internal combustion engines.
  1. Student shall gain an ability and information to follow recent developments about the internal combustion engine technology.

 

Course Content

 

Week

Theoretical

Practice

Laboratory

1.

Definitions, Engine Classification

 

2.

Principles of Operation of Engines

 

3.

Engine Performance Parameters

 

4.

Engine Power Calculation

 

5.

Introduction to Engine Thermodynamics, Actual Engine Cycle

 

6.

Cycle Ideal cycles, Comparisons of Ideal Cycles

 

7.

Thermochemistry and Fuels

 

8.

Midterm exam

 

9.

The Basics of Mixture Formation in Otto Engines

 

10.

Volumetric Efficiency, Factors Affecting Volumetric Efficiency

 

11.

Introduction to Combustion in Engines

 

12.

Combustion in Diesel Engines, Ignition Delay, Factors Affecting Ignition Delay

 

13.

Detonation (Knock) in Engines, Factors Affecting Detonation

 

14.

Exhaust Flow

 

15.

Emissions and Air Pollution

 

16.

Final

 

Resources

Recommended Sources:

  1. Heywood John B., “Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals”, McGraw-Hill International
  2. Willard W. Pulkrabek, “Engineering Fundamentals of the Internal Combustion Engine”, Pearson Prentice Hall
  3. Lecture Notes

 

 

Course Workload

Event

Number

Contribution (%)

Midterm Exam

1

40

Final Exam

1

60

TOTAL

100