Fuels and Combustion

Course Name: 

ME211 FUELS AND COMBUSTION

Programme: 

B.Tech (Mechanical)

Semester: 

Fourth

Category: 

Programme Specific Electives (PSE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

Content: 

Fuels for SI and CI engines, solid, liquid and gaseous fuels, Octane and Cetane rating method, Combustion equipments, combustion stoichiometry, Combustion phenomenon in the SI engines, combustion knock, factors affecting the combustion knock, Control of knock, Combustion chamber designs for SI engine, Combustion phenomenon in the CI engines, Delay period and Diesel knock, Factors affecting delay period, Combustion chamber designs for CI engines, Use of alternate fuels.

References: 

E.F. Obert, Internal Combustion Engine, International Textbooks & Co, 3rd Edition, 1968. Jhon B. Heywood, Internal Combustion Engine fundamentals, McGraw Hill, 1st Edition 1988. P.M. Heldt., High Speed Combustion Engines, Oxford & IBH publishing co, Calcutta, 1965. Chandra Mohan and S.P. Sharma, Fuels and Combustion, Tata McGraw Hill, New Delhi, 1984.

Department: 

Mechanical Engineering
 

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Dr. Narendranath S, Professor and Head
Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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