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Tsinghua University

Automotive Engine Fundamentals | 汽车发动机原理

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This course consists of two parts. The first part describes the engine power outputs (dynamic performance) and energy conversion efficiency (fuel economy) integrally, including the engine performance and factors which affects it, fuel, working medium, thermochemistry, the operating cycle and energy utilization, gas exchange process ,intake charge quantity, operation characteristics and the its match of the entire vehicle, etc. The second part describes the combustion process and emission characteristics of the engine ,including the fundamentals of combustion, the mixture formation and combustion of diesel and gasoline engines, the formation and control of harmful substances, new combustion modes and other alternative fuel engines, etc. The comparative analysis between gasoline engine and diesel engine will be conducted during the whole lecture, so that students can better understand the working principle of the engine.

Taught by

Shijin Shuai, Zhi Wang and Xiao Ma

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