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Me 444 - Automotive Engines
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Course alpha number title ME 444 Automotive Engines Required or elective Elective Course catalog description Design and development of internal and external combustion engines for vehicular propulsion Prerequisite s ME 410 or concurrently Textbook s and or other required material Introduction to Internal Combustion Engines Third Edition Society of Automotive Engineers Author Richard Stone Class Lab schedule Total Credits 3 Lecture Recitation Discussion Hours 3 Topics covered Course learning objectives a Power Cycle Thermodynamics Mixtures and Solutions b Power Plants for Automobiles c Piston Engine Components and Electronic Controls d Engine Tribology e Engine Modeling f Engine Vibration and Balance g Fuels and Combustion h Engine Exhaust Emissions k Engine Manufacturing 1 1 Reciprocating Engine fundamentals major topic Students have the ability to identify reciprocating engine components including crankshafts rods pistons camshafts ring pack cylinder heads intake exhaust manifolds valve train fueling system and ignition system Demonstrate knowledge of the basic design parameters of each of these elements 1 2 Cycle Analysis Students can demonstrate knowledge of detail of Otto and Diesel two and four stroke cycles Specific emphasis on thermodynamic descriptions of air standard cycles and knowledge of the differences which exist between airstandard and real cycles is discussed Performance emission tradeoffs between different engine types 1 3 Modeling of Engine Thermal Fluid Mechanical Processes Students exhibit a knowledge of the alternatives available to study the detailed processes occurring in an I C engine including one dimensional models and multi dimensional models of manifold events in cylinder processes turbulence modeling and cylinder kit analysis piston rod pistons and vibration analysis 1 4 Engine Sizing Design to Application and Diagnostics Students exhibit knowledge of functions that influence engine performance including speed torque displacement imep bmep bsfc and power to weight ratio 1 5 Environmental considerations and conventional power plant alternatives including emissions hybrid electric hydraulic vehicles and fuel cells Students exhibit knowledge of automotive emissions emission control system EPA regulatory system including highway and urban test cycles global conservation issues and petroleum economics Significant understanding of current catalytic converter systems and the engine controls associate with those systems Well to wheel efficiency concept is examined 1 Relationship of course to ME program outcomes The following measurement standard is used to evaluate the relationship between the course outcomes and the educational program outcomes 3 Strong Emphasis 2 Some Emphasis 1 Little or No Emphasis a an ability to apply knowledge of mathematics science and engineering 3 b an ability to design and conduct experiments as well as to analyze and interpret data 1 c an ability to design a system component or process to meet desired needs 2 d an ability to function on multi disciplinary teams 1 e an ability to identify formulate and solve engineering problems 2 f an understanding of professional and ethical responsibility 3 g an ability to communicate effectively 3 h the broad education necessary to understand the impact of engineering solutions in a global societal context 3 i a recognition of the need for and the ability to engage in life long learning 3 j a knowledge of contemporary issues 3 k an ability to use the techniques skills and modern engineering tools necessary for engineering practice 2 l design build and test in mechanical systems area 2 m design build and test in thermal fluids area 2 n application of advanced mathematics 2 o capstone design experience 1 Contribution to professional component 75 Engineering Science 25 Engineering Design Person s who prepared this description Harold Schock Date of Preparation 2


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