Lecture Notes

These materials are used to provide an organizing framework, and data, for the lectures.

SES # TOPICS LECTURE NOTES
1 Overview

Basics of Engine Operation
(PDF)
2 Engine Geometry

Performance Parameters
(PDF)
3 Engine Disassembly

In Lab
4 Ideal Cycle Analysis

Combustion Stoichiometry
(PDF 1)

(PDF 2)

(PDF 3)
5 Fuel-air Cycle Model

Fuel-air Cycle Results
6 Gas Exchange: 4-Stroke

Gas Exchange: 2-Stroke
(PDF)
7 Spark-ignition Engine Combustion

Flame Propagation and Structure
(PDF)
8 Recitation
9 Knock (PDF)
10 SI Engine Emissions (PDF)
11 Emission Control Technology

Review
(PDF)
12 Quiz (Duration: 1-1/2 hours) Open Book
13 Mixture Preparation

Engine Friction
(PDF)
14 Engine Heat Transfer

2-Stroke SIE Performance
(PDF)
15 4-Stroke SIE Performance (PDF)
16 Variable Valve Control

Gasoline DI Engines
(PDF)
17 Diesel Overview

Diesel Combustion
(PDF 1)

(PDF 2)

(PDF 3)
18 Diesel Emissions

Emission Control
19 Turbocharging

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

Engine Dynamics
23 Future Engine Technology

Discussion
(PDF 1)

(PDF 2)
24 Final Exam (Duration: 3 hours) Open Book