Readings

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The readings referred to the table below are recommended readings from the text:

Amazon logo Heywood, John B. Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1988. ISBN: 9780070286375.

SES # TOPICS READINGS
1 Overview
Basics of Engine Operation Essential

Chapter 1
2 Engine Geometry Essential

Section 2.2
Performance Parameters Essential

Chapter 2
3 Engine Disassembly
In Lab
4 Ideal Cycle Analysis Essential

Sections 5.1-5.4
Combustion Stoichiometry Essential

Sections 3.1-3.4

Sections 3.7, 4.1, 4.3 (Working fluid properties)

Helpful

Section 3.5

Sections 4.2, 4.4, 4.9.1 (Working fluid properties)
5 Fuel-air Cycle Model Essential

Sections 4.5, 4.6, 5.5

Helpful

Section 4.7
Fuel-air Cycle Results
6 Gas Exchange: 4-Stroke Essential

Sections 6.1, 6.2, 6.5

Helpful

Section 6.3
Gas Exchange: 2-Stroke Essential

Section 6.6

Sections 8.1, 8.2.1 (In-cylinder flows)

Helpful

Section 6.7

Sections 8.3-8.5 (In-cylinder flows)
7 Spark-ignition Engine Combustion Essential

Sections 9.1, 9.2.2, 9.2.3, 9.3.1, 9.3.2, 9.4.1, 9.4.3

Helpful

Sections 9.2.1, 9.3.3, 9.3.4, 9.4.2, 9.5.1
Flame Propagation and Structure
8 Recitation
9 Knock Essential

Section 9.6.1

Helpful

Sections 9.6.2, 9.6.3
10 SI Engine Emissions Essential

Sections 11.1, 11.2.1, 11.2.3, 11.3, 11.4.1, 11.4.3, 11.6.1, 11.6.2, 7.4
SI Engine Emissions (cont.) Essential

Sections 11.1, 11.2.1, 11.2.3, 11.3, 11.4.1, 11.4.3, 11.6.1, 11.6.2, 7.4
11 Emission Control Technology
Review
12 Quiz (Duration: 1-1/2 hours) Open Book
13 Mixture Preparation Essential

Sections 7.1, 7.3.1, 7.6

Table D4, p. 915 (Fuels)

Helpful

Section 7.5
Engine Friction Essential

Sections 13.1 – 13.3, 13.5

Helpful

Section 13.6
14 Engine Heat Transfer Essential

Sections 12.1, 12.2, 12.3

Helpful

Sections 12.4, 12.7
2-Stroke SIE Performance Essential

Sections 15.1, 15.2

Helpful

Sections 15.3, 15.4
15 4-Stroke SIE Performance Essential

Sections 15.1, 15.2

Helpful

Sections 15.3, 15.4
4-Stroke SIE Performance (cont.) Essential

Sections 15.1, 15.2

Helpful

Sections 15.3, 15.4
16 Variable Valve Control
Gasoline DI Engines
17 Diesel Overview
Diesel Combustion Essential

Sections 10.1, 10.2, 10.3, 10.7

Helpful

Sections 10.5, 10.6.1, 10.6.3

Sections 10.6.2, 10.6.5 (Diesel fuels)
18 Diesel Emissions Essential

Sections 11.2.4, 11.4.4, 11.5.2

Helpful

Sections 11.5, 11.6.4

Section 12.5 (Diesel heat transfer)
Emission Control
19 Turbocharging
Diesel Performance Essential

Sections 15.5, 15.7

Helpful

Section 15.6
20 1-hour Lab Preparation
21 2-hour Lab Session
22 Engine Noise Essential

Section 7.6, "Engine Noise." In Heywood, J. B. and E. Sher, The Two-Stroke Cycle Engine. Philadelphia PA: Taylor and Francis, 1999.
Engine Dynamics
23 Future Engine Technology
Discussion
24 Final Exam (Duration: 3 hours) Open Book 


Corrections to the text Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals (PDF)

Chon, Dale M., and John B. Heywood. "Performance Scaling of Spark-Ignition Engines: Correlation and Historical Analysis of Production Engine Data."SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) Technical Paper 2000-01-0565 (2000).

Berckmüller, M., et al. "Potentials of a Charged SI-Hydrogen Engine." SAE (Society of Automotive Engineers) Technical Paper 2003-01-3210 (2003).