SDU Education Information System
   Home   |  Login Türkçe  | English   
 
   
 
 


 
Course Information
Course Unit Title : Combustion Fundamentals in Spark Ignition Engines
Course Unit Code : 01MAK9610
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : Preb
Semester : 255.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : 1) To have detailed information about the combustion
2) To learn the elements of the combustion chamber
3) To have detailed information about flame development and factors affecting the development of flame
4) To learn information about combustion models
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : An overview of combustion in spark ignition engines, the basic concepts, pressure, power, and thermodynamic cycles. Fossil fuels, chemical structure and properties, stoichiometry, equivalence ratio, air-fuel ratio. Thermochemistry of combustion, the air-fuel mixture properties, thermodynamic?s first law-energy balance, the enthalpy of formation, heat values, adiabatic flame temperature. Spark ignition, electric arc, the transition of the plasma to the flame development, the minimum ignition energy. Laminar burning velocity, measurement and calculation techniques, effects of fuel composition, equivalence ratio, pressure, temperature, geometry and EGR. Turbulent burning velocity, the effects of turbulent and laminar burning velocities, flame structure, flame development after spark ignition. Turbulence models, Bradley, Borge and Damkhöler diagrams, cyclic variations. Mass fraction burned, flame development period, rapid burning period, the last burning period. Alternative fuels, applications in spark ignition engines. Octane number, the self-ignition, auto-ignition models. Exhaust emissions, catalytic converters. The effect of vehicles on air pollution, emission standards. Thermodynamic models and experimental studies related to spark ignition engines. The new technologies to improve performance and efficiency of spark ignition engines.
Languages of Instruction : Turkish
Course Goals : 1) To give detailed information about the combustion
2) To teach the elements of the combustion chamber
3) To give detailed information about flame development and factors affecting the development of flame
4) To give information about combustion models
Course Aims : To teach combustion event in spark ignition engines and to give basic information about the parameters affecting the engine performance
WorkPlacement  
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Assist.Prof.Dr. Dinçer BURAN, Lecture Notes (Unpublished)
Additional Resources : Heywood, J.B., Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals, McGraw Hill Book Company, New York, 1988.
Material Sharing
Documents :
Assignments :
Exams :
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 3 42  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
14 3 42  
Homeworks :
3 3 9  
Presentation :
1 20 20  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
1 20 20  
Finals :
1 40 40  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
173  
Course's ECTS Credit :
6      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 50
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
3 20
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
1 30
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
40
The ratio of final to success :
60
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 An overview of combustion in spark ignition engines, the basic concepts, pressure, power, and thermodynamic cycles.
 
2 Fossil fuels, chemical structure and properties, stoichiometry, equivalence ratio, air-fuel ratio.
 
3 Thermochemistry of combustion, the air-fuel mixture properties, thermodynamic?s first law-energy balance, the enthalpy of formation, heat values, adiabatic flame temperature.
 
4 Spark ignition, electric arc, the transition of the plasma to the flame development, the minimum ignition energy
 
5 Laminar burning velocity, measurement and calculation techniques, effects of fuel composition, equivalence ratio, pressure, temperature, geometry and EGR.
 
6 Turbulent burning velocity, the effects of turbulent and laminar burning velocities, flame structure, flame development after spark ignition
 
7 Turbulence models, Bradley, Borge and Damkhöler diagrams, cyclic variations. Mass fraction burned, flame development period, rapid burning period, the last burning period.
 
8 Exam
 
9 Alternative fuels, applications in spark ignition engines.
 
10 Octane number, the self-ignition, auto-ignition models.
 
11 Exhaust emissions, catalytic converters
 
12 The effect of vehicles on air pollution, emission standards
 
13 Thermodynamic models and experimental studies related to spark ignition engines
 
14 The new technologies to improve performance and efficiency of spark ignition engines.
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0
 
0