IC Engine (ME4142)


Thermodynamics - II (ME-2123)

Recommended Book(s)

Internal Combustion Engine Fundamentals, Heywood, J. B. McGraw-Hill, New York, 1988

Reference Book(s)

Internal Combustion Engines By Colin R. Ferguson

Course Objectives

This course in an introduction to the operation, performance and emissions of the internal combustion engines. The students will learn application of the thermodynamic cycles related to the IC engines, combustion process in SI and CI engines, effect of design and operating parameters on the performance of engines.

Course Learning Outcomes (CLO)

CLO-1: Apply and analyze various thermodynamic cycles related to internal combustion engines and analyze combustion processes in engines. (C4)

CLO-2: Specify and interpret engine design parameters as well as performance data for a variety of internal combustion engine systems. (C5)

CLO-3: Explain pollutant formation, its effect on environment and control.  (C3)

Course Contents

• Under graduate thermodynamics and combustion review
• Introduction and basic engine operation processes
• Engine components, operating parameters and characteristics
• Ideal and real models of engine cycles
• Gas exchange processes, supercharging and turbocharging
• Combustion in SI and CI engines
• Dual fuel system engines
• Role of Lubricants in SI and CI engines
• Pollutant formation and control
• project presentations

Mapping of CLOs to Program Learning Outcomes





PLO:1 (Engineering Knowledge)




PLO:2 (Problem Analysis)



PLO:3 (Design Development of Solutions)




PLO:4 (Investigation)



PLO:5 (Modern Tool Usage)




PLO:6 (Engineer & Society)




PLO:7 (Environment and Sustainability)




PLO:8 (Ethics)




PLO:9 (Individual & Team Work)




PLO:10 (Communication)




PLO:11 (Project Management)




PLO:12 (Life Long Learning)




Mapping of CLOs to Assessment Modules

Assessment Modules \ CLOs




Assignments & Quizzes (25%)




Term Project (05%)




Midterm Exam (20%)




Final Exam (50%)