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Car Engines

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Course Unit Code342-0619/03
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated4 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *Second Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredWinter Semester
Mode of DeliveryFace-to-face
Language of InstructionCzech, English
Prerequisites and Co-Requisites Course succeeds to compulsory courses of previous semester
Name of Lecturer(s)Personal IDName
DRE051Ing. Pavel Dresler
Summary
The internal combustion engine is still the most common source of power for the ground vehicle. Nowadays occurs due to the implementation of rules for emission standards to reduce displacement volume of engine while keeping the operational parameters. This process is called downsizing. Students in the vehicle engines are more acquainted with modern structural design of vehicle engines, are more acquainted with the methods of increasing the efficiency of the internal combustion engine thermodynamic cycle. Also design and calculation of the structural design of crank mechanism is included with respect on using modern design and computational methods. For railway vehicles is today in terms of internal combustion engines important collaboration of engine and generator which is the principle of diesel-electric traction. With this theme, students also learn about in subject.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Students will be able to describe the components of the engine. Will be able to define the problems connected with process of the burning. Can understand the problems of ideal and real cycles of reciprocating internal combustion engines. Can describe the gas exchange process in cylinder and characteristics of vehicle engines. Will be able to explain the efficiency of the internal combustion engine and describe methods of increasing the efficiency of engine. Will be able to define the boundary conditions necessary to build a 0-D mathematical model of the engine. Will be able to design and check engine crank mechanism.
Course Contents
lectures:

1. Classification of internal combustion engines, principles of function, the basic parameters of the engines, structural components of vehicle engines
2. Characteristics of vehicle engines
3. Geometrical parameters of vehicle engines and kinematics of the crank mechanism
4. Fuels and fuel mixture of Internal Combustion Engines
5. Idealized and real thermodynamic cycle of Internal Combustion Engines
6. Process of combustion in reciprocating internal combustion engines
7. Gas exchange process
8. Thermodynamic cycle modeling of Internal Combustion Engines
9. Dynamics of the crank mechanism
10. Balancing of Engine
11. Increasing the efficiency of vehicle engines
12. Engines of the railway vehicles
13. Measuring and testing of vehicle engines
14. Wankel, Stirling engines, gas turbines and electric motors.

exercise:

1. Project assignment (simulation of the development team)
2 - 5 Search and design part of the project
6. First presentation of project
7.Creation computational model of engine
8. Simplification of stress analysis of crank mechanism
9-13. Computing part of the project and second presentation of project
14. Making of technical report and final presentation of the project
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
KYSELA, TOMČALA: Spalovací motory I.. VŠB . Technická univerzita Ostrava, 2001.
GROHE: Benzinové a naftové motory. Alfa Bratislava, 1981.

MACEK, Jan. Spalovací motory. 2. vyd. V Praze: České vysoké učení technické, 2012. ISBN 978-800-1050-156.

HEYWOOD, John B. Internal combustion engine fundamentals. New York: McGraw-Hill, c1988, xxix, 930 p., [2] p. of plates. ISBN 00-702-8637-X.
KYSELA, TOMČALA: Spalovací motory I.. VŠB . Technická univerzita Ostrava, 2001.
GROHE: Benzinové a naftové motory. Alfa Bratislava, 1981.

MACEK, Jan. Spalovací motory. 2. vyd. V Praze: České vysoké učení technické, 2012. ISBN 978-800-1050-156.

HEYWOOD, John B. Internal combustion engine fundamentals. New York: McGraw-Hill, c1988, xxix, 930 p., [2] p. of plates. ISBN 00-702-8637-X.
Recommended Reading:
PÍŠTĚK, Václav a Josef ŠTĚTINA. Výpočetní metody ve stavbě spalovacích motorů: Určeno pro posl. fak. strojní. Vyd. 1. Brno: VUT, 1991, 129 s. Učební texty vysokých škol. ISBN 80-214-0368-3.

SCHÄFER, Edited by Richard van Basshuysen and Fred. Internal combustion engine handbook basics, components, systems, and perspectives. Warrendale, Pa. (400 Commonwealth Dr., Wallendale PA USA): Society of Automotive Engineers, 2004. ISBN 978-076-8071-962.

MARTYR, A. J.; PLINT,M. A., Engine testing theory and practice. 3. Vyd. V Oxfordu: Elsevier’s Science & Technology, 2007, 442 s. ISBN-13: 978-0-7506-8439-2
PÍŠTĚK, Václav a Josef ŠTĚTINA. Výpočetní metody ve stavbě spalovacích motorů: Určeno pro posl. fak. strojní. Vyd. 1. Brno: VUT, 1991, 129 s. Učební texty vysokých škol. ISBN 80-214-0368-3.

SCHÄFER, Edited by Richard van Basshuysen and Fred. Internal combustion engine handbook basics, components, systems, and perspectives. Warrendale, Pa. (400 Commonwealth Dr., Wallendale PA USA): Society of Automotive Engineers, 2004. ISBN 978-076-8071-962.

MARTYR, A. J.; PLINT,M. A., Engine testing theory and practice. 3. Vyd. V Oxfordu: Elsevier’s Science & Technology, 2007, 442 s. ISBN-13: 978-0-7506-8439-2
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials, Project work
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined