Automotive Engine Dynamics (APTE6508)

Level: 
6
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
No
Aim: 
To enable students to understand principles, applications and calculations associated with automotive engine dynamics.
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 operating principles
Principles of the Carnot cycle from when the piston travels from Bottom Dead Centre (B
D
C
) to Top Dead Centre (T
D
C
) and back to B
D
C, application to petrol and diesel engines
Dynamics of Piston Travel
Pressure and Temperature from when
the Inlet valve closes, Compression, during Combustion, Power Stroke and The Exhaust Valve opens
The effects of Turbo/Super charging
Forces and calculations
Forces and torque generated from piston travel
Calculation of power produced in cylinder
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: 1195

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

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
1 Mar 18 - 12 Apr 18 LectureThursday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (182-1003)
3 May 18 - 28 Jun 18 LectureThursday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (182-1003)

Class: 5038

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

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
26 Jul 18 - 27 Sep 18 LectureThursday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (114-2001)
18 Oct 18 - 22 Nov 18 LectureThursday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (114-2001)

Class: 5275

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

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
27 Jul 17 - 28 Sep 17 LectureThursday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (112-4021)
19 Oct 17 - 23 Nov 17 LectureThursday13:00 - 17:00 Mt Albert (112-4021)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Applied Technology - Automotive Engineering.

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