Academic Catalog


Course Code: 3650401
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Department: Mechanical Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assoc.Prof.Dr. ERAY UZGREN
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.
Prerequisite: Set 1: 3650203
The course set above should be completed before taking MECH401 INTERNAL COMBUSTION ENGINES .

Course Content

Thermodynamic cycle analysis of gas exchange, compression, expansion and combustion processes with dissociation. Mechanism of combustion. Fuel and additive characteristics. Real cycles. Performance characteristics. Brief analysis of the fuel metering and ignition systems, exhaust emissions and control systems, heat transfer, friction and lubrication systems.