Readings

Required Textbook

Heywood, J. B. Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1988. ISBN: 9780070286375.

Corrections to the required text from the author (PDF) (Courtesy John Heywood. Used with permission.)

For further reading on internal combustion engines, an annotated bibliography (PDF) is available.

LEC # TOPICS READINGS
1 Introduction to SI and DI engines Chapter 1
2 Engine operating characteristics Chapter 2.1 - 2.15
3 Ideal cycle analysis Chapter 5.1 - 5.4
4 Combustion and thermochemistry Chapter 3.1 - 3.5
5 Kinetics, equilibrium and dissociation Chapter 3.7
6 Gas properties and fuel - air cycle; cycle simulation

Chapter 4 
Chapter 5.5 & 5.8

7 Mixture preparation in SI engines Chapter 6.1 - 6.7
8 Intake and exhaust processes Chapter 7
9 SI engine combustion Chapter 9.1 - 9.5
10 SI engine combustion (cont.); knock Chapter 9.6
11 SI engine emissions Chapter 11.1 - 11.2.3; 11.3
12 SI engine emissions (cont.) Chapter 11.4 - 11.4.3
13 SI engine emissions control  [No readings]
14 Emission measurements  [No readings]
15 Diesel engine characteristics Chapter 10.1 - 10.4
16 Diesel engine: injection, ignition and combustion Chapter 10.5 - 10.7
17 Diesel engine emissions and control Chapter 11.2.4 - 11.4.4
18 Engine heat transfer Chapter 12
19 Engine friction and tribology Chapter 13
20 Turbocharging Chapter 6.8
21 Hydrogen, fuel cell and battery  [No readings]
22 Bio fuels and hybrids  [No readings]

Course Info

Learning Resource Types

assignment_turned_in Problem Sets with Solutions
grading Exams with Solutions
notes Lecture Notes