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Internal Combustion Engine

Internal Combustion Engine

This site was developed to be an addition to a senior level internal combustion engine class. The site contains text that reviews the subject matter and 21 applets that perform simple calculations. The Engine Performance applets under the Thermodynamic section are the most involved.


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Jose Octavio Becerra Ortiz
Jose Octavio Becerra Ortiz (Health Care Professional)
10 years ago

La simulación a nivel de aprendizaje, tiene un gran aporte sobre todo cuando hablamos de estudiantes los cuales los niveles de retención hoy en día debe ser desde distintas perspectivas.    

Jason Frederick
Jason Frederick (Student)
17 years ago

How you reviewed the materials

I used several applets to verify several case studies worked during my introductory thermodynamics class. This only took a matter of minutes, instead of the several hours that it took to perform the complex calculations involved in the case study.

Quality of content

The site is very strait forward and the information given is very well organized and easy to follow. The site is defiantly useful for a student using thermodynamics at any level.

Potential effectiveness for enhanced teaching and learning
This site is very effective for either a beginning student or a seasoned teacher. The applets as well as the accompanying text are all strait forward and easy to navigate. The site has definite potential for classroom use.

Ease of using

The site was very easy to use. The applets were all strait forward and contained in a logical outline that made them easy to find and navigate.
Used in course? Yes