151-0254-00L  Environmental Aspects of IC-Engines

SemesterSpring Semester 2020
LecturersK. Boulouchos, C. Barro, P. Dimopoulos Eggenschwiler, Y. Wright
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


151-0254-00 VEnvironmental Aspects of IC-Engines2 hrs
Wed10:15-12:00ML H 34.3 »
K. Boulouchos, C. Barro, P. Dimopoulos Eggenschwiler, Y. Wright
151-0254-00 UEnvironmental Aspects of IC-Engines1 hrs
Wed12:15-13:00ML H 34.3 »
K. Boulouchos, C. Barro, P. Dimopoulos Eggenschwiler, Y. Wright

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AbstractTurbulent flowfield in IC engines. Ignition, premixed flame propagation, knock in homogeneous charge, external ignition engines (otto). Compression-ignition diesel engines, incl. mixture formation and HCCI concepts. Direct ignition. Pollutant formation mechanism (NOx, particulates, unburned hydrocarbons) and their minimization. Catalytic exhaust aftertreatment methods for all pollutant categories.
ObjectiveThe students get a further insight in the internal combustion engine by means of the topics mentioned in the abstract. This knowledge is applied in several calculation exercises and lab exercises at the engine test bench. The students additionally get an introduction in exhaust gas aftertreatment systems.
Lecture notesHandouts are in German and English.
LiteratureJ.B. Heywood, Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals, McGraw-Hill Mechanical Engineering
Prerequisites / NoticeThis course is a natural extension of the course 'IC-Engines and Propulsion Systems I' (151-0251-00L). The content of that lecture is assumed known.
Basic knowledge of thermodynamics and combustion is required.
It is beneficial to have attended the course 'Combustion and Reactive Processes in Energy and Materials Technology' (151-0293-00L).

Performance assessment

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Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits4 credits
ExaminersK. Boulouchos, C. Barro, P. Dimopoulos Eggenschwiler, Y. Wright
Typesession examination
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionThe performance assessment is only offered in the session after the course unit. Repetition only possible after re-enrolling.
Mode of examinationoral 30 minutes
This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding.

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