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SES # TOPICS KEY DATES
Lec 1 Introduction to SI and DI engines  
Lec 2 Engine operating characteristics  
Lec 3 Ideal cycle analysis  
Lab 1 Disassembly and assembly of engines  
Lec 4 Combustion and thermochemistry

Homework 1 due
Lab report 1 due

Lec 5 Kinetics, equilibrium and dissociation  
Lec 6 Gas properties and fuel - air cycle; cycle simulation Homework 2 due
Lec 7 Mixture preparation in SI engines  
Lec 8 Intake and exhaust processes Homework 3 due
Lec 9 SI engine combustion  
Quiz Covering Lectures 1 - 6

Homework 4 due

Lec 10 SI engine combustion (cont.); knock  
Lec 11 SI engine emissions Homework 5 due
Lab 2 Engine performance and emissions measurements  
Lab 2 (cont.) Engine performance and emissions measurements (cont.)  
Lec 12 SI engine emissions (cont.) Homework 6 due
Lec 13 SI engine emissions control  
Lec 14 Emission measurements  
Lec 15 Diesel engine characteristics Homework 7 due
Lec 16 Diesel engine: injection, ignition and combustion Lab report 2 due
Lec 17 Diesel engine emissions and control  
Lec 18 Engine heat transfer  
Lec 19 Engine friction and tribology Homework 8 due
Lec 20 Turbocharging  
Lec 21 Hydrogen, fuel cell and battery Homework 9 due
Lec 22 Bio fuels and hybrids  
Exam Final exam  

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