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This course aims at introducing the students to the basics of automobile systems with main emphasis on the engine system. It teaches the student to analyze the engine performance and study its characteristics. Types of fuels, combustion and pollution. Then the design of fuel feeding systems and cooling system. The course also includes an experimental part which allows the student to estimate the performance of both spark ignition and compression ignition engines, effect of some parameters on engine performance like ignition timing, Air/Fuel ratio, Compression ratio and perform an energy balance of the compression ignition engine.
Basic concept of metrology and measurement with their classifications and definitions. Errors and error analysis with statistical and uncertainty analysis. Linear and Angular metrology. Fits & Tolerances: interchangeability, ISO shaft and hole systems of fits & tolerances. Thread Metrology. Gear Metrology. Surface Texture, out of roundness and flatness measurements. Flow Measurements.
Temperature Measurements. Basic electrical measurements and sensing device DC, AC Bridge, and measuring systems, transducers, smart sensors and transmitters. Force, torque and strain measurements, design of load cells.
2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Technical report writing. Basic concept of metrology and measurement with their classifications and definitions. Errors and error analysis with statistical and uncertainty analysis. Characteristics of measurement systems. Electrical and mechanical transducers. Measurement of Force & Torque, Flow velocity, Temperature, Pressure, stress and strain. Design of experiment and Technical report writing. Engineering ethics. Design of experiment.
Thermodynamic concepts and definitions, states, properties, systems, control volume; processes, cycles, and units; pure substances, equation of states, table of properties; work and heat; the first law, internal energy and enthalpy; conservation of mass; SSSF and USUF processes; the second law, heat engines and refrigerators, reversible processes, Carnot cycle; entropy, Clausius inequality, principle of the increase of entropy, Efficiencies.
Review of basic laws and principles. Irreversibility and availability, Vapor and air power and refrigeration cycles. Mixtures of real gases and vapors. Psychrometry. Combustion. Elementary chemical kinetics.
2004 , 2009
This course aims at enabling the student to introduce the effect of chemical equilibrium and dissociation into heat of combustion calculations. Modelling of chemical reaction rates and development of reaction mechanism. Modelling for the internal combustion engine processes. Understand the physical and chemical effects on flame speed and thickness.
2000, 2002-2007
The following experiments will be covered in this course:
1. Thermal conductivity of metals
2. Forced convection heat transfer ( two experiments)
3. Cross flow over banks of tubes
4. Natural convection and radiation
5. Shell and tube heat exchanger
6. Cross flow heat exchanger with refrigeration cycle.
2006, 2007
Experimental methods in the following : Mechanical equivalent of heat; The adiabatic exponent; Marcet boiler; Bomb calorimeter; Flow through nozzle; Refrigeration system; Air conditioning system; Heat pump and air cooler; single stage air compressor; cooling tower; Thermic unit (steam turbine power plant).