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Internal Combustion Engines

Internal Combustion Engines

Introduction: basic engine types, their operation and testing; Idealized cycles and processes; Fuels: IC engine fuels, their properties and tests;

Combustion: SI engine, CI engine and gas turbines; Equilibrium charts; Exhaust gas analysis and air pollution; Fuel metering: SI engines, CI engines; Air capacity of engines: two and four stroke cycles, naturally aspirated and supercharged;

Performance and design: performance of unsupercharged engines and supercharged engines, design considerations, application of principle of similitude in engine design.

Compressors and turbines: compression processes, volumetric efficiency, multistage compression, intercooling; Various types of compressors and gas turbines.

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