Calendar

SES # TOPICS KEY DATES
1 Overview

Basics of Engine Operation
Problem set 1 out
2 Engine Geometry

Performance Parameters
3 Engine Disassembly

In Lab
Problem set 1 due

Problem set 2 out
4 Ideal Cycle Analysis

Combustion Stoichiometry
5 Fuel-air Cycle Model

Fuel-air Cycle Results
Problem set 2 due

Problem set 3 out
6 Gas Exchange: 4-Stroke

Gas Exchange: 2-Stroke
7 Spark-ignition Engine Combustion

Flame Propagation and Structure
8 Recitation Problem set 3 due

Problem set 4 out
9 Knock
10 SI Engine Emissions
11 Emission Control Technology

Review
12 Quiz (Duration: 1-1/2 hours) Open Book Problem set 5 out
13 Mixture Preparation

Engine Friction

14 Engine Heat Transfer

2-Stroke SIE Performance
Problem set 5 due

Problem set 6 out
15 4-Stroke SIE Performance
16 Variable Valve Control

Gasoline DI Engines

17 Diesel Overview

Diesel Combustion
Problem set 6 due

Design problem out
18 Diesel Emissions

Emission Control
19 Turbocharging

Diesel Performance
20 1-hour Lab Preparation Design problem due
21 2-hour Lab Session
22 Engine Noise

Engine Dynamics
Lab report due 1 week after session 22
23 Future Engine Technology

Discussion
24 Final Exam (Duration: 3 hours) Open Book