Automotive Engine Design (APTE6506)

Level: 
6
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
No
Aim: 
To enable students to understand principles, applications and calculations associated with automotive engine design
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Applied Technology programme to enrol in this course. Restriction: TTEC6312.
Topics include: 

Appropriate selection from following topics
Engine Dynamometer
Practical use of engine dynamometer dealing with energy output, Determination of brake power, indicated power and volumetric efficiency
Bearings and hydrodynamic lubrication
study of oil clearances and their effect on the engine, varying viscosity of oil as it travels through the engine, Loading of bearings, both plan and deep groove ball bearings, Power loss due to bearing friction
Engine Balance
Primary and secondary forces generated by rotation, Single cylinder engine out of balance, Vector diagrams, Multi-cylinder balancing with different firing orders
Thermal expansion in engines
Thermal expansion of different materials and parts, Different material expansion rates, Liquid expansion
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1194

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
28 Feb 18 - 11 Apr 18 LectureWednesday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (170-2033)
2 May 18 - 27 Jun 18 LectureWednesday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (170-2033)

Class: 5031

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
25 Jul 18 - 26 Sep 18 LectureWednesday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (182-2003)
17 Oct 18 - 21 Nov 18 LectureWednesday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (182-2003)

Class: 5253

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
26 Jul 17 - 27 Sep 17 LectureWednesday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (112-4001)
18 Oct 17 - 22 Nov 17 LectureWednesday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (112-4001)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Applied Technology - Automotive Engineering.

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