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TsinghuaX: Automotive Engine Fundamentals | 汽车发动机原理


This course is the core professional course for students majoring in automotive engineering and energy and engineering. It mainly introduces the working principles of gasoline engine and diesel engine.

Automotive Engine Fundamentals | 汽车发动机原理
14 weeks
2–3 hours per week
Progress at your own speed
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This course consists of two parts. The first part describes the engine power outputs (dynamic performance) and energy conversion efficiency (fuel economy) integrally, including the engine performance and factors which affects it, fuel, working medium, thermochemistry, the operating cycle and energy utilization, gas exchange process ,intake charge quantity, operation characteristics and the its match of the entire vehicle, etc. The second part describes the combustion process and emission characteristics of the engine ,including the fundamentals of combustion, the mixture formation and combustion of diesel and gasoline engines, the formation and control of harmful substances, new combustion modes and other alternative fuel engines, etc. The comparative analysis between gasoline engine and diesel engine will be conducted during the whole lecture, so that students can better understand the working principle of the engine.

At a glance

  • Language: 中文
  • Video Transcript: 中文
  • Associated skills: Thermochemistry, Diesel Engines, Automotive Engineering, Energy Conversion, Comparative Analysis, Engine Tuning, Automotive Engines, Petrol Engines, Alternative Fuels

What you'll learn

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发动机的性能指标和影响因素Engine performance and factors which affects it

燃料、工质、热化学Fuel, working medium and thermochemistry

发动机工作循环与能量利用Operating cycle and energy utilization

发动机的换气过程与进气充量The process of gas change and intake charge quantity

发动机的运行特性和整车匹配Operating characteristics and the match to the entire vehicle

燃烧的基础知识The fundamentals of combustion

汽油机与柴油机的混合气形成与燃烧The mixture formation and combustion of diesel and gasoline engines

有害物生成机理与控制The formation and control of harmful substances

新燃烧方式与替代燃料发动机New combustion modes and other alternative fuel engines

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