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Not offered in 2014
1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week
Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.
The unit starts with an overview about engine fundamentals and various forms of heat management including the importance of frictional losses followed by mixture building, combustion processes and thermodynamics. Other topics that are covered are emission formation, emission legislation, after-treatment, intake and exhaust systems, powertrain calibration and energy management including hybrid technology. This provides the students with the background required to optimise and tune modern powertrains for maximum performance with minimum fuel consumption and emissions.
Assignment 40%, individual project 50%, reflective on-line journal 10%
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