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Internal Combusion Engines of Vehicles

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Course Unit Code342-0331/03
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated5 ECTS credits
Type of Course Unit *Choice-compulsory
Level of Course Unit *First Cycle
Year of Study *
Semester when the Course Unit is deliveredSummer 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
RIC69Ing. Michal Richtář, Ph.D.
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. In course will be illustrated terminology and functional principle of different types of internal combustion engines. Students in the course internal combustion engines of vehicles acquainted with modern structural design of internal combustion engines and accessories. They will learn about methods of formation of flammable mixtures and charge exchange process. Student will learn about the parts of the crank mechanism and valve timing devices.
Learning Outcomes of the Course Unit
Students will understand the basic issues and terminology of combustion engine for vehicles. They can describe components of the internal combustion engine. Student will be able to describe the principle of operation of the internal combustion engine. Will be able to define the ideal thermodynamic cycles and will be able to compare the different cycles among themselves. They will understand the formation of mixture and they will understand to gas exchange process. And they will be able to describe accessory of combustion engines.
Course Contents
lectures:
Definition and classification of internal combustion engines, the historical progression of combustion engines.
Characteristic parameters of internal combustion engines.
Ideal thermodynamic cycles, carnotization.
Fuel mixture preparation and gas exhcange process
The basic components of internal combustion engines.
The crank mechanism.
Accessories of internal combustion engines.
Emissions of combustion engine and its impact on the environment.

exercises:
Calculations of engine parameters
Construction of ideal cycle, carnotization
laboratory measurements
Kinematics and dynamics of the crank mechanism
Construction of p-V diagram
Recommended or Required Reading
Required Reading:
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.
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:
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.
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.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
Lectures, Tutorials, Experimental work in labs
Assesment methods and criteria
Tasks are not Defined